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Mahuat, Saint Paul, Dominica
 

Edward Oliver Le Blanc

 
 
Edward Oliver Le Blanc Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 15, 2016
1. Edward Oliver Le Blanc Marker
Inscription.  
1923 · 2004
In Honour of:
Edward Oliver Le Blanc
Statesman
Member of the Federal Parliament of the West Indies
(1958-1960)
Chief Minister and Minister of Finance
(1961-1967)
Premier of Dominica
1967-1974

The construction of the West Coast Road occurred under his
direction during 1968 to 1972

He joined the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) in 1957 and
in 1961 led the DLP to its first victory, winning the Roseau South
constituency.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 15° 21.92′ N, 61° 24.116′ W. Marker is in Mahuat, Saint Paul. Marker is on West Coast Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodbridge Bay (approx. 6.3 kilometers away in Saint George); Simon Bolivar (approx. 6.8 kilometers away in Saint George); Pottersville (approx. 6.8 kilometers away in Saint George); Cecil E. A. Rawle (approx. 6.9 kilometers away in Saint George); a different
Edward Oliver Le Blanc Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 15, 2016
2. Edward Oliver Le Blanc Marker
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marker also named Pottersville (approx. 7.3 kilometers away in Saint George); Morne Bruce Garrison (approx. 7.6 kilometers away in Saint George); Roseau Bayfront (approx. 7.6 kilometers away in Saint George); Roseau Cathedral (approx. 7.7 kilometers away in Saint George).
 
Edward Oliver Le Blanc's House image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 15, 2016
3. Edward Oliver Le Blanc's House
After his term as Premier, Le Blanc retired to this, his home in Vieille Casse on the northern tip of Dominica.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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