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Castries, Saint Lucia — Caribbean Region (Lesser Antilles)
 

Simon Bolivar

 
 
Simon Bolivar Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 20, 2018
1. Simon Bolivar Marker
The marker and bust are in a small park in downtown Castries which is kept locked, so a closer photo of the marker was not possible.
Inscription.  
Simon Bolivar
1783-1830
Liberator of Venezuela,
Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Panama
and founder of Bolivia.
To Saint Lucia on occasion of the bicentenary of his
birth from the people and government of Venezuela
1983

 
Erected 1983 by the People and Government of Venezuela.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US.
 
Location. 14° 0.647′ N, 60° 59.396′ W. Marker is in Castries. Memorial is on Laborie Street just north of Micoud Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Castries LC04 301, Saint Lucia. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jean Baptiste Bideau (a few steps from this marker); Sir John George Melvin Compton (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Derek Walcott Square (about 210 meters away); Hon. Derek Alton Walcott (about 240 meters away); Sir William Arthur Lewis (about 240 meters
Simon Bolivar Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 20, 2018
2. Simon Bolivar Marker
The marker and bust of Bolívar are to the left. The marker and bust of Bideau are to the far right.
away); World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Holy Trinity Anglican Church Foundation Stone (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Free French World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castries.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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