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V C Bird Monument, St. John's
Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
Set in its own private area, visit V C Bird Monument, dedicated to one of Antigua's most loved public figures and first Prime Minister of the country. Serving office from 1981 to 1994, he pioneered the nation's education and medical systems. He holds a dear place in the heart of locals, who still leave flowers by the monument on a daily basis. Put V C Bird Monument on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our St. John's trip builder.
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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 t... read more »
Heard of the monument before heading into town. Passed it a couple of times, I didn't think it was attractive. No worth coming out to view.
This is a monument to the father of the nation who helped get them independence from the British. It's a good photo opportunity. You can learn much more about V.C. Bird at the museum. A very important... read more »
Not the prettiest statue but well maintained and respected. Nice tribute to Antigua's first prime minister overall. The market building is just behind and good for a visit too.
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