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Memorial From the Staff of the U.S. Embassy in Barbados - Bridgetown, Barbados
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 13° 05.924 W 059° 36.569
21P E 217048 N 1449514
Quick Description: A memorial dedicated to American victims of 9/11 from the staff of the U.S. Embassy in Barbados is located in Queen's Park in Bridgetown, Barbados.
Location: Barbados
Date Posted: 2/21/2013 10:05:52 AM
Waymark Code: WMGE82
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 4

Long Description:

On the 2nd anniversary of the 9/11 attacks a Cassia Fiscula tree was planted in honor of the Americans who died in the 9/11 attacks in the United States by the staff of the U.S. Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean in Barbados. The Cassia Fistula, also known as the golden shower tree, is a flowering tree native to southern Asia.

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

CASSIA FISCULA

Planted by the Barbadian staff of the
U.S. Embassy to Barbados
and the Eastern Caribbean
to honor those Americans who lost
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: Staff of the 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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