Walker Memorial Pillar

Walker Memorial Pillar (HM1CGZ)

Location: Londonderry, Northern Ireland 30121 Derry
Country: United Kingdom
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N 54° 59.711', W 7° 19.5'

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This monument was erected to perpetuate the memory of the Rev. George Walker, who, aided by the garrison and brave inhabitants of this City, most gallantly defended it through a protracted siege, viz., from the 7th Dec. 1688 O.S. to the 12th of August following against an arbitrary and bigoted Monarch, heading an army of upwards of 20,000 men, many of whom were foreign mercenaries, and by such valiant conduct in numerous sorties, and by patiently enduring extreme privations and sufferings, successfully resisted the besiegers and preserved for their posterity the blessings of civil and religious liberty.
Placed ByThe Apprentice Boys and Friends
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 8:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 607154 N 6095538
Decimal Degrees54.99518333, -7.32500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 54° 59.711', W 7° 19.5'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds54° 59' 42.66" N, 7° 19' 30.00" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 Palace St, Londonderry Northern Ireland 30121, GB
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