Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados
Monument to Those Lost in the 1831 Hurricane
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
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); The Main Guard (about 120 meters away); Barbados Independence Monument 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 Querétaro, Mexico.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Disasters •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.