Castries, Saint Lucia — Caribbean Region (Lesser Antilles)
Sir George Frederick Lawrence Charles
K.C.M.G. · C.B.E. · S.L.C. · J.P.
Pioneer of the Trade Union Movement 1946.
Founding Father of the Saint Lucia Labour Party October 1950.
First Minister of Education and Social Services March 1, 1956.
First Chief Minister of Saint Lucia January 1, 1960.
As a catalyst of social change, he initiated a revolution which gave credence to his vision for political reform. Reform which provided every citizen of Saint Lucia
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Women's Suffrage series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 1, 1960.
Location. 14° 1.23′ N, 60° 59.677′ W. Marker is in Castries. Marker can be reached from Peninsular Road. The marker and bust are outside of the entrance to F.L. Charles Airport (formerly Vigie) in Castries, Saint Lucia. 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. Choc Bay War Cemetery (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Simon Bolivar (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Jean Baptiste Bideau (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Charles Eugene Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Sir John George Melvin Compton (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Free French World War II MemorialHoly Trinity Anglican Church Foundation Stone (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); World Wars Memorial (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castries.
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