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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
By J. Makali Bruton, April 23, 2015
Wide view of Byera Tunnel Marker
| Before you lies one of two manmade tunnels within this ridge called Jasper Rock. This 200-foot tunnel was built using slave labour in 1813. It allowed the Europeans access by land to areas north of this tunnel. Prior to the cutting of Byera tunnel, . . . — — Map (db m82656) HM|
| Welcome to the Kingstown Methodist Church Methodism officially came to St. Vincent on the 9th of January, 1787, when British missionaries Rev. Thomas Coke, Rev. John Coke, William Warrener and William Hammet landed at the Kingstown Harbour. In . . . — — Map (db m135179) HM|
|This is a memorial to commemorate the soldiers who served and died at the Fort during the attempt by the British to gain control of the island.
Fort Charlotte was the most important military site on the island. Built by the British as the . . . — — Map (db m82665) HM WM|
| (King Ja Ja of Opobo - 1821 to 1891) lived at this site. One of many during his years of exile (1888-1891) by the British from Opobo in West Africa.
King Ja Ja was banished to ensure British dominance especially in the palm oil trade in what is . . . — — Map (db m82664) HM|
|The Carnegie Old Public Library building, established in 1909, is hereby declared a Protected National Heritage Site with effect from the 4th day of February 2009 under the provisions of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Trust (Amendment) . . . — — Map (db m82663) HM|
| Seal of St. Vincent and the Grenadines
To the Glory of God
and in memory of
the sons of Saint Vincent
who gave their lives
for King and Country
in the Great War
1914 – 1918
Roll of Honour
Officers, Non-Commissioned . . . — — Map (db m82658) WM|
Fort Charlotte, once a formidable complex of batteries, barracks, moat, powder, magazines, drawbridge and outworks, was built with Herculean effort 636 feet above the sea upon Berkshire Hill during the closing years of the . . . — — Map (db m82667) HM WM|