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Derek Walcott Square

 
 
Derek Walcott Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 12, 2019
1. Derek Walcott Square Marker
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Derek Walcott Square
This square was renamed 'Derek Walcott Square' on 23rd January 1993 to commemorate the award of Nobel Prize for Literature to Mr. Walcott in 1992.

Derek Walcott, poet, painter and playwright was born in St. Lucia on 23rd Jaunuary 1930. He was educated at the St. Mary's College, Castries and at the University of the West Indies.

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Derek Walcott, Nobel Laureate Literature 1992
 
Location. 14° 0.534′ N, 60° 59.428′ W. Marker is in Castries, Castries. Marker is on Laborie Stree just north of Brazil Street, on the left when traveling north. 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. Hon. Derek Alton Walcott (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir William Arthur Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); World Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir John George Melvin Compton (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Jean Baptiste Bideau
Derek Walcott Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 12, 2019
2. Derek Walcott Square Marker
The marker can be seen here at the base of the 'ma sav' tree (Lucian creole for "I don't know").
(about 210 meters away); Simon Bolivar (about 210 meters away); The “Cannon” at Walcott Place (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Holy Trinity Anglican Church Foundation Stone (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castries.
 
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The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, a few steps from Derek Walcott Square image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 12, 2019
3. The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, a few steps from Derek Walcott Square
Interior of the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 12, 2019
4. Interior of the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 22, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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