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1820 Settlers' MemorialIvan MITFORD-BARBERTON: Designer
Makhanda (Grahamstown), Eastern Cape
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33°18'43.26" S 26°31'23.23" E
Inscription of bronze plaque mounted on horizontal face of plinth:
WAS ERECTED IN 1953 BY THE 1820 MEMORIAL
SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA AND
WAS UNVEILED BY NOEL HAMISH GILFILLAN
NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF THAT ASSOCIATION.
DESIGNED BY IVAN MITFORD-BARBERTON, A.R.C.A.
IT REPLACED AND PERPETUATES A MEMORIAL TO
THE BRITISH SETTLERS OF 1820 WHICH WAS
ERECTED HERE IN THEIR HONOUR A CENTURY
AFTER THEIR LANDING.
An additional inscription on the memorial was recorded on a prepared facing panel - in large V-cut letters - on the east face of the granite plinth:
OWES SO MUCH
The large granite beam spanning between the two granite posts has the date 1820 recorded in large v-cut letters on both the east and the west faces.
This replaced the First Memorial.