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Memorial to a man before his time

History is replete with persons that were born and lived before their time. James Logan was one... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2019
Tony W
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Sydney
Thanks Mr. Logan!

I saw this attraction while walking from the Esplanade back to where most tourist attractions are... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
LolaGo1
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 Jan 2019
“Memorial to a man before his time”
12 Dec 2016
“Thanks Mr. Logan!”
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Light Street and Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 28 January 2019

History is replete with persons that were born and lived before their time. James Logan was one such person. A champion of indigenous workers rights against a system that was rigged against them. Memorials like this make you go and research the honouree. Worth a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tony W
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I saw this attraction while walking from the Esplanade back to where most tourist attractions are located. It is in front of the Superior Courts, a small beautiful memorial to a great man! The FREE buses drive on the road where it is located. Bus...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 16 May 2016

James Richardson Logan remains buried in the Protestant cemetery together with other Europeans like Francis Light who founded Penang as an important trading place and built the city up. In order to build trade workers were needed, these were often exploited and this statue was...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 7 February 2016

A few minutes is all you need to look at this small monument and maybe click a few photos. It's still worth a stop as you walk past, but probably not worth going out of your way specifically to visit.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 20 October 2015

If your in the neighborhood you can take a look but its nothing to go out of your ways to see. Just a normal statue.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Emil O
Reviewed 22 September 2015

James Richardson Logan was a lawyer who championed the rights of non-Europeans at a time when racial discrimination was rampant.He often represented the locals against corporations like the East India Company. His death was a great loss to the local community and this monument was...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 9 July 2015

One of the interesting monuments you can see in George Town is the Logan Memorial, which is situated on Light Street just across from the Supreme Court building. This memorial is dedicated to James Richardson Logan, who is noted for having defended the rights of...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank BradJill
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