Caen Garden of Peace 8399

Southsea, England

Brief Description

This memorial garden is situated on the Avenue de Caen on the south coast adjacent to Southsea Castle. It features an inscribed stone dedicating the garden to those who liberated Caen fifty years previously. It also commemorates the 800th anniversary of Caen's first city charter.

History

The garden was given by the people of Caen 'in memory of those who passed this way to liberate Caen and occupied Europe fifty years ago. 5 June 1994.' The garden was opened on January 28th, 1995.