Monuments express the collective goals, joys and sorrows of our nation. They are reminders of our past, our cultural, social, natural and most importantly, our national heritage.
Queen Victoria Monument
The Queen Victoria Statue is located in the High Court compound, on Avenue of the Republic, Lacytown, Georgetown. The marble sculpture was erected in 1887 to mark the Queen’s year of Jubilee.
William Russell Memorial
The William Russell Memorial (1827-188) is located within the compound of City Hall, on Avenue of the Republic, Lacytown, Georgetown. It was originally situated in front of Stabroek Market and was erected by the city’s forefathers on November 29, 1892 in recognition of Mr. Russell’s outstanding work in the city of Georgetown, particularly his efforts in developing the East, and founding the West, Demerara Water Conservancies and elaborating on the system of water supply to the city and other parts of the country. He was also known as the ‘planter king’ being connected to many sugar estates throughout the colony.
Bandstand- Promenade Gardens
This bandstand which is strategically located in the centre of the spacious grounds of the Promenade Gardens was erected in 1897 by the Corporation of Georgetown in commemoration of Her Majesty Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.