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Castries, Saint Lucia — Caribbean Region (Lesser Antilles)
 

Charles Eugene Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries

 
 
Charles Eugene Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2018
1. Charles Eugene Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries Marker
Inscription.  

Charles Eugene Gabriel
de la Croix

Marquis de Castries
1727-1800

Distinguished Minister for
the French Navy and
Colonies (1780-1787) after whom
the City of Castries is named.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWars, Non-US.
 
Location. 14° 0.726′ N, 60° 59.219′ W. Marker is in Castries. Marker is on Darling Road just north of Jeremie Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker and bust are roughly in the middle of the Carlos V Gardens of Castries. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Free French World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Holy Trinity Anglican Church Foundation Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Simon Bolivar (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Jean Baptiste Bideau (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sir John George Melvin Compton (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The “Cannon” at Walcott Place (approx. half a kilometer away); Derek Walcott Square
Charles Eugene Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2018
2. Charles Eugene Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries Marker
Towards the right is the Free French World War II Memorial.
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(approx. half a kilometer away); Hon. Derek Alton Walcott (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castries.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Eugène Gabriel de La Croix. (Submitted on September 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Charles Eugene Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2018
3. Charles Eugene Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries
The bust is inscribed "Marechal Castries" (Marshal Castries).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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Aug. 9, 2022