Statues & Other Memorials

Statues & Other Memorials

Across the island a number of statues, cenotaphs and markers have been erected to pay homage to significant individuals or to mark important moments in the history of Jamaica.

Sam Sharpe Square - Parish: St. James Freedom Monument In 1976 Charles Square in Montego Bay was renamed Sam Sharpe Square in honour of national hero Sam Sharpe who was from Montego Bay. Sharpe was executed in the Montego Bay Market Place on May
Rio Nuevo Battle Site - Parish: St. Mary Rio Nuevo Battle Site Rio Nuevo St. Mary is the site of the final pitched battle between British and Spanish forces to determine possession of Jamaica. The Spanish defeat following five years of guerrilla warfare led by
Negro Aroused - Parish: Kingston Negro Aroused The original sculpture of Negro Aroused was created in 1935, by Edna Manley and was first exhibited in 1937. From its exposure, Negro Aroused excited the public’s imagination and was acquired by public subscription and presented
Monument to the Rt. Excellent Samuel Sharpe - Parish: Kingston The Rt. Excellent Samuel Sharpe Samuel Sharpe, a Baptist deacon, was credited as the leader of the 1831 Christmas Rebellion in the western section of the island; which acted as a catalyst for the passage of the Abolition
Monument to the Rt. Excellent Norman Manley - Parish: Kingston The Rt. Excellent Norman Manley The Monument to the Rt. Excellent Norman Manley was designed by H. D. Repole and was dedicated on September 16, 1972. The Monument emphasises six salient aspects of Norman Manley’s life and work.
Monument to the Rt. Excellent Nanny - Parish: Kingston The Rt. Excellent Nanny The Monument to the Rt. Excellent Nanny of the Windward Maroons was designed by Compass Workshop Limited and was dedicated on October 14, 1999. Central to the theme of the Monument is the sound
Monument to the Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey - Parish: Kingston The Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey The Monument to the Rt. Excellent Marcus Garvey was designed by the Government Town Planner, G. C. Hodges in 1964. The work was executed by the staff of the National Trust Commission under
Monument to the Rt. Excellent George William Gordon & the Rt. Excellent Paul Bogle - Parish: Kingston The Rt. Excellent George William Gordon & The Rt. Excellent Paul Bogle Paul Bogle and George William Gordon emerged as defenders of the rights of the poor and oppressed in the Post Emancipation era. It was a time
Monument to the Most Honourable Sir Donald Sangster - View of monument Parish: Kingston The Monument to the Most Honourable Sir Donald Sangster was designed by Mostyn F. Campbell and was completed in 1968. Sir Donald Sangster always supported the deep tenets of democracy, hence the structure which includes
Monument to the Most Honourable Michael Manley - View of monument Parish: Kingston The Monument to the Most Honourable Michael Manley was designed by Mark and Susan Taylor and was dedicated on March 15, 2002. Threading its way through the man, represented by the circular base and recessed
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