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Memorial to Eastern Caribbean Citizens - Bridgetown, Barbados
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 13° 05.924 W 059° 36.560
21P E 217064 N 1449514
Quick Description: A memorial to the 9/11 victims from Eastern Caribbean countries is located in Queen's Park in Bridgetown, Barbados.
Location: Barbados
Date Posted: 2/21/2013 9:41:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMGE7X
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 10

Long Description:

On the 2nd anniversary of the 9/11 attacks a Samanea Saman tree was planted in honor of the citizens of the East Caribbean countries who died in the 911 attacks in the United States. Most of the casualties on September 11, 2001 from the East Caribbean were citizens of Trinidad and Tobago, 15. The Samanea Saman tree is a neotropical flowering tree commonly called the Raintree.

An engraved stone plaque set into a rectangular base is inscribed:

SAMANEA SAMAN

Planted by the American staff of the
U.S. Embassy to Barbados
and the Eastern Caribbean
to honor those Eastern Caribbean citizens
who lost their lives and loved ones
in the September 11, 2001 attacks
in the United States

September 11, 2003

Date of Dedication: 9/11/2003

Name of organization that built the memorial: U.S. Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Text on the memorial:
see long description


Physical address of memorial:
Queen's Park
Bridgetown, Barbados


Additional coordinates: Not Listed

Website for more information: Not listed

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