Independence Square - Bridgetown, Barbados
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 13° 05.729 W 059° 36.826
21P E 216579 N 1449160
Quick Description: Independence Square is a 50,000 sq. ft. open area located on the waterfront in the heart of the capital city of Bridgetown.
Location: Barbados
Date Posted: 3/17/2015 9:21:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMNHD5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Independence Square features an amphitheatre, two large fountains, paving mosaics and a statue of National Hero, the Right Excellent Errol Walton Barrow.

The square offers nice view of the Independence Arch, Chamberlain bridge and historic Bridgetown including the Parliament Buildings and National Heroes Square.

During November (the month of celebration of Barbados' independence) the square is lighted in the national colours of Blue and Gold. During the Christmas season many lighted Christmas trees adorn the square.

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Name: Independence Square

Street Location: Fairchild St,

Local Municipality: Bridgetown

State/Province, etc.: St Michael (parish)

Country: Barbados

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: Barbados Independence

Date Established: 2007 - It was formely a car park

Picnic Facilities: Benches, pavillion

Monuments/Statues: Statue of the Right Excellent Errol Walton Barrow, Barbados first Prime Minister

Fountains: Yes

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Located along the Careenage (Constitution River)

Special Events: Yes

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Recreational Facilities: Not listed

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

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