National Heroes Park - National Heroes Monument

Kingston
Kingston Parish
Description:

The National Heroes Park has a long history of being the home of interesting and notable historical events. Officially renamed in 1973, is the resting place for Jamaica's National Heroes.

Monuments Pictured -

The Rt. Excellent Nanny (top centre)

In 1999, this monument was designed by Compass Workshop Limited. The focal point of the monument is the abeng which was instrumental to the culture of the Maroons.

 

The Rt. Excellent Paul Bogle & The RT. Excellent George William Gordon (left and right respectively)

H. T. Repole designed the ten arches to symbolize ten fingers and had them roughened to note the toils of slavery.

Designated National Heritage Foundation Site

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