Rock Hall Freedom Monument

This monument commemorates ?Rock Hall Village?, Barbados? first free village by ex-slaves who were from the Mount Wilton Plantation a nearby plantation. The village was founded in 1841 just 5 years after Emancipation.

The 20ft stainless steel Statue which is cast in bronze was designed by Mr Stanton Haynes a senior architect in the Ministry of Public Works; it depicts a family of three ex-slaves standing proudly overlooking the Rock Hall Village.

August 5th 2005 was the date of the official unveiling of this magnificent 3ton monument of which many of the descendants of the ex-slaves turned up to witness.

Plans by government for a Heritage Village in this area with kiosks for the sale of art & craft and an amphitheatre are in the making.

The Rock Hall Freedom Monument is located at Rock Hall Village in the parish of St Thomas.



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Monday Have your photo taken at the monument commemorating the islands first free village by ex-slaves
Tuesday Have your photo taken at the monument commemorating the islands first free village by ex-slaves
Wednesday Have your photo taken at the monument commemorating the islands first free village by ex-slaves
Thursday Have your photo taken at the monument commemorating the islands first free village by ex-slaves
Friday Have your photo taken at the monument commemorating the islands first free village by ex-slaves
Saturday Have your photo taken at the monument commemorating the islands first free village by ex-slaves
Sunday Have your photo taken at the monument commemorating the islands first free village by ex-slaves


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