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interesting

Saw this as part of the tour interesting piece , good for taking pictures to show history, well... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Kathy C
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Drove by this monument.

I thought this was interesting that they built this monument to this person. It was an interesting... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Peggy B
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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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Thames Street, St. John's, Antigua

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Saw this as part of the tour interesting piece , good for taking pictures to show history, well kept and you can walk up and stand right beside

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I thought this was interesting that they built this monument to this person. It was an interesting sight.

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Must see if in St Johns, a piece of History. Tells you a lot about the Great Man who was so important to Antigua.

Thank Lynette N
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

very nice. father of the nation this man has done soo much for this country .blessed is the man .may his soul rest peacefully

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 6 January 2017

First of all, the Location is incorrect. Lower All Saint's Road near the Market Complex. A fitting monument for the late "Father of the Nation" which symbolizes leadership for all citizens

Thank hoj255
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This statue of the first Prime Minister is located a short walk from the cruise ship terminals and is beside the main market. The market has a range of food and arts-and-crafts on sale. The monument is a huge statue-like figure of the man and...More

Thank aberdeenangler
Reviewed 28 November 2016

It is hard to miss this huge statue of V C bird the countries first prime minster and who the airport is named after. Its situated on the main crossroads of ST johns just before the main bus station. The statue is so big it...More

Thank andycoldham
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We recognized the name from V.C. Bird Airport. The plaque gives a good explanation of the man's life but the statue itself is showing signs of age. The paint has come off in several places and the area around the statue is in need of...More

1  Thank Jean-Paul A
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The V C Bird Monument, is reasonably well maintained, and by that I mean it is reasonably frequently repainted. It portrays the founding father of the independent Antigua, and a man well revered on the Island. The airport is named after him, V C Bird...More

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This rather gaudy monument is rather false in my opinion, if you read in depth about the history of Antigua, I recommend 'A Small Place' by Jamaica Kincaid, you will understand that this man was not the hero he is made out to be. Very...More

Thank bridget l
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