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Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados — Caribbean Region of the Americas (Lesser Antilles of the West Indies)
 

Monument to Those Lost in the 1831 Hurricane

 
 
Monument to Those Lost in the 1831 Hurricane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2019
1. Monument to Those Lost in the 1831 Hurricane Marker
Inscription.  

Near This Spot Rest the Remains of Fourteen Soldiers And one Married Woman of the 36th Regiment who were killed by the destruction of the Barracks and Hospital during The awful visitation of the hurricane.

August 11th, 1831.
This Monument is erected By the Non Commissioned Officer and privates of the same Corps, as a tribute of respect
To the Memory of Their Departed Comrades.
Peace to their Remains
John Luther Fecit
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraDisasters. A significant historical date for this entry is August 11, 1831.
 
Location. 13° 4.886′ N, 59° 36.4′ W. Marker is in Bridgetown, Saint Michael. Marker is at the intersection of Garrison Road and Bush Hill Road, on the left when traveling north on Garrison Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgetown, Saint Michael BB14038, Barbados. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Engineer’s Office & Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Artillery Barracks (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Commissariat for the British Commission (about 120 meters away);
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The Main Guard (about 120 meters away); Barbados Independence Monument (about 240 meters away); Errol Walton Barrow (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Commonwealth War Graves (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Barbados Military Cemetery (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgetown.
 
Also see . . .  1831 Barbados - Louisiana Hurricane. (Submitted on June 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.)
 
Monument to Those Lost in the 1831 Hurricane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2019
2. Monument to Those Lost in the 1831 Hurricane Marker
The other three sides of the monument are not inscribed.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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