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Statues in Fort-de-France
Belain d'Esnambuc Statue
This is one of the monuments of La Savane Park and it is situated just opposite the Malecón. It consists of a marble pedestal on which the statue stands, made out of bronze, designed by Pierre Belain d'Esnambuc. In the year 1635 he took possession of the island of Martinique and established the first ever French settlement here.
Statues in Fort-de-France
Monument to the Fallen
This is one of the monuments which you can find in La Savane park. It is situated opposite the Fort Saint Louis. The monument honors all of the Martinique fighters ve died for the cause in the various wars and conflicts that the island suffered throughout its history since its time as a French colony. The monument is situated high on a staircase of six steps, and consists of a bronze statue holding a flame. On the sides of the monument you can see several plaques displaying the names of all the soldiers ve lost their lives.
Statues in Fort-de-France
Victor Schoelcher Statue
In the heart of the garden is the principle facade of the former courthouse (now a cultural center) is a monument dedicated to Victor Schoelcher, responsible for the abolition of slavery in the Caribbean, and fighter for the cause of culture being for everyone. The monument is a statue, carved in stone and on a pedestal, ve appears accompanied by a young slave on the road to freedom.