National Trust of Guyana

Monument Type: Region 2 (Pomeroon-Supenaam)

Devonshire Castle Monument

Location: Devonshire Castle, Essequibo Coast Classification: Commemorative Monument Period/ Year Built: 1985 Historical Background / Description: The Devonshire Castle Monument is located in the community of Devonshire Castle, some 8 kilometres (5 miles) from the town of Anna Regina on the Essequibo Coast. It was built in memory of the East Indian indentured servants: Kaulica, …

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Damon Monument

Location: Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast Classification: Commemorative Monument  Period/ Year Built: 1988 Historical Background / Description: Damon Monument is located at Damon Square in Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast. The monument was built in recognition of the 28-year-old, mulatto domestic servant, Damon, who lived on Plantation Richmond which was owned by Mr. Charles Bean. The structure …

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Damon’s Cross

Location: La Belle Alliance, Essequibo Coast Classification: Commemorative Monument  Period/ Year Built: 1986 Historical Background / Description: Damon’s Cross is located in the La Belle Alliance cemetery on the Essequibo Coast; it was unveiled on August 9, 1986. It is located on the site where Damon, a domestic servant from Plantation Richmond along with hundreds …

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St. Bartholomew Anglican Church

Location: Queenstown, Essequibo CoastClassification: ReligiousPeriod/ Year Built: Established 1842 Historical Background / Description:St. Bartholomew Anglican Church is located in the community of Queenstown, Essequibo Coast, some 28 kilometres (17.4 miles) from Supenaam. This village was the first in Essequibo to be bought by former slaves in 1841. The Church was established in 1842 and the …

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East Indian Settlement Monument

Location: Bush Lot, Essequibo Coast Classification: Commemorative Monument Period/ Year Built: Unknown Historical Background / Description: The East Indian Settlement Monument is located on the all-weather road in Bush Lot, Essequibo Coast, approximately 1 kilometre (0.62 miles) from Anna Regina. The monument was built in commemoration of the first group of East Indian immigrants who …

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Anna Regina High Bridge

Location: Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast Classification: Civil Infrastructure Period/ Year Built: Unknown Historical Background / Description: The Anna Regina High Bridge is located in the town of Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast in the administrative district of Region two. The bridge is believed to have been built by the Dutch. It was constructed high enough to …

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