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Inniskilling Fusiliers Monument

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Interesting History

We've been to St. Lucia many times over the years but this is the first time we've gone to the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Guy A
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Stuart, Florida
Nice piece of Island history

Stopped here on a tour. Nice to learn some of the history of the island, see the monuments to the... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
travelbod04
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

We've been to St. Lucia many times over the years but this is the first time we've gone to the monument. I highly recommend you take a private tour guide when you visit the island, someone who knows the history as there is so much...More

Thank Guy A
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Stopped here on a tour. Nice to learn some of the history of the island, see the monuments to the army regiments that fought there, and the view from up there is fairly good too.

1  Thank travelbod04
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Hike up here which was quite interesting whilst also looking for the pink plantation. Great view from the monument but a better view from a point lower down which most tour buses miss. Plus there's the canon in the gardens and some cells left behind....More

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

This Fort was named Fort Charlotte by the Father of Queen Victoria following the major battle in 1796. In 1795 they sailed to recapture the Island from the French. The army was led by General Abercrombie and they beseiged the French here. The win was...More

1  Thank George B
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

This monument commemorates the bravery of the Irish in 1796 against French troops. The grounds are well maintained, and there was a very helpful guide on site to show us around and give us an explanation of the historic events.

1  Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

As is so often the case, the English were assisted by the Irish in this battle. The setting is particularly beautiful for this memorial.

2  Thank Ronnie S
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

This is a relatively interesting piece of St Lucia history but it is the location that makes a visit worthwhile. You will get great views over the island and sea from the monument's spot on top of a hill and will undoubtedly get great views...More

1  Thank aberdeenangler
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Reviewed 29 April 2015

High up in the mountains of Saint Lucia the Inniskilling Monument is a vista point that has great historic significance to this island nation. As with most battle sights the high ground being the most strategic location has a lush views. It is well worth...More

Thank vsattui123
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

The Inniskilling Monument is part of the Morne Complex and is a tribute to the battle that ended the conflict between the English and the French in 1796 where the English were victorious. Worth a look. The Morne Complex is in a beautiful area with...More

1  Thank igolfCA
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Reviewed 21 February 2015

The monument is at Morne Fortune Historic area. You don't go just for that; you go because you pass, old fort buildings and vegetation. For a small tip a guide tells you about the area. Worth a visit. William Arthur Lewis - noble laureate- grave...More

1  Thank mas1958
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