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A memorial in Bath’s Parade Gardens.

I’m drawn to all types of memorials, not just gravestones in cemeteries. Non-cemetery memorials say to me that someone thought that memory and history was important enough to erect a permanent tribute.

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Edward the Peacemaker, otherwise known as King Edward VII.

Edward the Peacemaker, otherwise known as King Edward VII.

Outside the Bath rugby stadium.

Outside the Bath rugby stadium.

Just for context, the rugby stadium in Bath.

Just for context, the rugby stadium in Bath.

This market pillar is in the Guildhall markets. It dates to 1768.

This market pillar is in the Guildhall markets. It dates to 1768.

The next three photos are memorials in the Guildhall as you go up the steps to the main banquet room. This one makes me want to know more about the relationship Bath had with the Belgians during WWI.

The next three photos are memorials in the Guildhall as you go up the steps to the main banquet room. This one makes me want to know more about the relationship Bath had with the Belgians during WWI.

The text doesn't show up here, but it's a memorial to those who fought in the Boer Wars in Africa.

The text doesn’t show up here, but it’s a memorial to those who fought in the Boer Wars in Africa.

I've seen a lot of memorials to the two world wars over here.

I’ve seen a lot of memorials to the two world wars over here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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