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The previous Antonio Soberanis Gomez Marker image, Touch for more information
By J. Makali Bruton, February 26, 2015
The previous Antonio Soberanis Gomez Marker
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Antonio Soberanis GomezFather of the Belizean Labour Movement
Born January 19, 1897 - Died April 14, 1975 Was a member of the Unemployed Brigade that demonstrated for more work and better pay. He carried on the cause when its leaders gave up hope and resigned. He stated "I'd rather be a dead hero . . . — Map (db m81221) HM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Belize National World War I Cenotaph
1914-1918 This memorial is erected in grateful memory of the men of this colony who gave their lives in the Great War Lieut. J.P.H. Atkin. 4th Brig. C.F.A. · “ A.N. Usher M.C. 10th R.F. · Sgt. J.W. Masson B.W.R.R. · “ G.E.P. Usher . . . — Map (db m118913) WM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — British Honduras Territorial Force Memorial
To the glory of God and the memory of these forty officers and men of the British Honduras Territorial Force who died on duty and are buried at Belize, El Cayo, Stann Creek, Orange Walk and Corozal. Lieut Colonel Slack W.J. · Surgeon Captain . . . — Map (db m118995) WM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Death of William Hart Bennett
This clock tower Was erected in 1924 in Memory of William Hart Bennett, Esq. CMG Governor & Commander in Chief of the Colony from 3rd April to 4th Sept. 1918 Who died as the result of injuries Sustained by him while proceeding to . . . — Map (db m81213) HM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Mule Park
Mule Park was built at this location in 1912. Its name came from the drayage of the day, locally known as “mule & cart”. The mules would rest under the trees while their draymen did business on Front and Back Streets (modern day Regent . . . — Map (db m119026) HM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Saint John's Anglican Cathedral
Originally built in 1812 by slaves and from bricks brought across from Europe. It is known also as the first church in the settlement of Belize. It served as a Parish Church until the first Anglican Bishop was consecrated in 1886. In the … behind . . . — Map (db m118824) HM
Belize, Belize, Burrell Boom — Burrell Boom
This Chain and Anchor are refered (sic, referred) to as a "Boom". It was extended across the river in the 1700s to hold back logs set afloat from mahogany camps higher up the Old Belize River. — Map (db m81450) HM
Belize, Belize, La Democracia — Ceiba Tree
Ceiba Tree Ceiba pentandra “Cotton Tree” This Ceiba tree was planted in 1991 The Ceiba tree was the Sacred Tree of the Ancient Maya Cotton-like fiber surrounds the seeds of the Ceiba Tree. These fibers are 8 times lighter than . . . — Map (db m104988) HM
Belize, Belize, Ladyville — The Belize Defence Force Fallen
In memory of the members of The Belize Defence Force who died whilst in service “They will be remembered” Names of the fallen soldiers They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor . . . — Map (db m104926) HM
Belize, Belize, Rock Stone Pond — The Tomb of the Jade Head at Altun Ha
Tomb at Altun HaDiscovered deep within the huge stair block at the top of the Temple of Masonry Altars (Temple B4) of Altun Ha, was the tomb of an elderly priest along with the largest carved jade artifact ever recovered in the . . . — Map (db m104960) HM

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