National Trust of Guyana

Bagotville Memorial Monument

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Location: Bagotville, West Bank Demerara

Classification: Commemorative Monument

Period/ Year Built: Unknown

Historical Background / Description:

The Bagotville Memorial Monument is located in the West Bank Demerara community of Bagotville. It was erected in honour of Mr. Jake Croker. Croker, born in 1914, was a popular folklorist, nationalist and founder of the Bagotville Cultural Circle which promoted Guyanese African culture. He died in 1986 at the age of 72 years.