Roseau, Saint George, Dominica
Born in Caracas 24th July 1783
Died in Santa Marta
17th December 1830
Liberator of Venezuela,
Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
Founder of Bolivia
Location. 15° 18.342′ N, 61° 23.277′ W. Marker is in Roseau, Saint George. Marker is at the intersection of Princess Lane and Charles Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Princess Lane. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cecil E. A. Rawle (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Glory to the French from Dominica (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); World Wars Memorial (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Carnegie Library of Roseau (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Edward Oliver Le Blanc (approx. 6.8 kilometers away in Saint Paul); The Salisbury Declaration (approx. 16 kilometers away in Saint Joseph).
Regarding Simon Bolivar. Although it is doubtful that Simón Bolívar ever visited the island nation of Dominica during his lifetime, this monument was most likely a gift from Venezuela. The two countries enjoy a good relationship in present times, with Venezuela providing emergency supplies and services after Dominica was heavily hit by Hurricane Maria in September 2017.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.