“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Roseau, Saint George

Anglican Church and Marker image, Touch for more information
By J. Makali Bruton, June 9, 2019
Anglican Church and Marker
1 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Anglican ChurchExplore Roseau
Anglican Church 1820 A permanent Anglican church was constructed on current site. British government funded the construction of the church for £6,500. It was built in the style of the Regency period which consists of a square, solid stone . . . Map (db m135310) HM
2 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Carnegie Library of Roseau
This building is the gift to the people of Dominica of Andrew Carnegie Esquire of Skibo Castle, Sutherland N.B. A.D. 1905Map (db m94399) HM
3 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Cecil E. A. Rawle
Dominica Cecil E. A. Rawle 1891-1938 Faithfully he strove for progress in Dominica and for West Indian UnityMap (db m93898) HM
4 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — David the Goliath
David the Goliath The African Baobab Tree (Adansonia digitata) was blown down on the bus during Hurricane David on August 29th 1979. Fortunately the bus was empty at the time. The main stem is now more than 21 ft (6.4 m) in circumference and . . . Map (db m135318) HM
5 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Glory to the French from Dominica
Glory to the French who lost their lives in the years of resistance 1941-1945 Honneur aux Francais tombes dans la resistanceMap (db m93899) WM
6 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Methodist ChurchExplore Roseau
Methodist Church 1787 • First Methodist missionary, Dr. Thomas Coke arrived. It was originally a dwelling house. 1800 • The lot where the church is now was initially leased to Catholics who later converted to Wesleyan . . . Map (db m135311) HM
7 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Morne Bruce GarrisonThe Defence of Roseau
Morne Bruce Garrison The Defence of Roseau Dominica was ceded to Britain by the Treaty of Paris in 1763. To keep the island under her rule, Britain had to defend it from the French. Some small forts were started in 1765. Military engineers . . . Map (db m135344) HM
8 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Morne Bruce GarrisonNorth Point Battery
Morne Bruce Garrison North Point Battery Cannon and Signaling Station To get messages up and down the coast, Captain James Bruce organised a line of signal stations. The signals were a combination of gun salutes and flag signals. Each . . . Map (db m135345) HM
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9 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Neg Mawon Emancipation Monument Reported missing
This monument is a symbol of freedom and emancipation. It is a tribute to all the enslaved Africans who suffered and were executed in the history of Dominica. It honours the Maroons who risked their lives to fight for the emancipation of all. It . . . Map (db m94220) HM
10 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — PottersvilleExplore Roseau
Pottersville Was once known as Ballahoo Town and then Lod bor – creole for “the other side”. Was mainly occupied by fishermen, domestics and port workers who worked in Roseau. Pottersville was named after . . . Map (db m135316) HM
11 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Roseau BayfrontRoseau Cruise Ship Berth — Explore Roseau —
Roseau Cruise Ship Berth Left: The origins of our main streets are based on footpaths leading to and from the market and landing place at the old harbour. Where you now stand is the site of the old harbour. Below: View of Roseau . . . Map (db m135309) HM
12 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Roseau BayfrontFerry Terminal — Explore Roseau —
Roseau Bayfront Ferry Terminal Roseau Bayfront 1900, at the time it was known as Bay Street. For many years the town was fronted by a wide beach but after a series of hurricanes, sea defence walls were built along the waterfront. . . . Map (db m135342) HM
13 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Roseau CathedralExplore Roseau
Roseau Cathedral 1730 First started as a 16 x 40 ft solid timber church. This was fashioned after the Kalinago Kabays, consisting of strong posts and woven palm leaves. It was constructed by French lumbermen and peasant farmers. The original . . . Map (db m135314) HM
14 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Simon Bolivar
Simon Bolivar Born in Caracas 24th July 1783 Died in Santa Marta 17th December 1830 Liberator of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru Founder of BoliviaMap (db m117234) HM WM
15 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Woodbridge BayExplore Roseau
Woodbridge Bay 1777 Woodbridge Bay is named after William Woodbridge, who from 1777, was the owner of Goodwill Estate. 1925 Prior to the construction of the Deep Water Harbour, it was a popular bathing spot lined with private beach huts and a . . . Map (db m135259) HM
16 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — World Wars Memorial
Dominica In memory of those from Dominica who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918 Capt. A. E. Anderson · Capt. C. M. Blandy · Major Geo. W. Carew · Capt. G. Carter · Capt. C. H. Hill · Lieut. H. T. S. Johns · Lieut. F. Johnson · Capt. R. . . . Map (db m93900) WM
17 Dominica, Saint George, Roseau, Pottersville — PottersvilleBy the Pottersville Savannah — Explore Roseau —
Pottersville By the Pottersville Savannah View of Woodbridge Bay in 1960 prior to the construction of the Deep Water Harbour. Walking distances to various historic sites and landmarks Map, key and emergency information . . . Map (db m135343) HM
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