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Interesting Historical item

Not particularly spectacular but an interesting footnote in Guernsey's history. A bit of research... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
HanoverCheltenham
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Cheltenham
A quirky bit of history

Not easy to find but ask a local for the Odeon Car park. Trees have been cut back due to age but... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Shaun M
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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12 Feb 2018
“Interesting Historical item”
4 weeks ago
“Sergeant SamuelMacdonald's Grave”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This memorial grave stone stands alone and is near to but not actually in the Candie Graveyard. It gives you some very interesting facts about this "gentle giant" and great man "Sergeant Samuel Macdonald". You can easily walk past this stone so look out for...More

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This man was a man of above average strength and height and was respected by his officers who clubbed together to pay for a headstone on his death. It is easily seen from the road near the turning up to VictoriabTower.

Thank prichee
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Not particularly spectacular but an interesting footnote in Guernsey's history. A bit of research in advance would be useful to put in context.

Thank HanoverCheltenham
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I wouldn't make a special trip to visit but if you are passing you could take a look. More interesting things a few hundred yards away are Victoria Tower and the Cemetery just across the road. Get the key for the Tower from the Museum...More

Thank The_IPB
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Not easy to find but ask a local for the Odeon Car park. Trees have been cut back due to age but are still 10 to 15ft tall. He was in the93rd Regiment the Sutherland Highlanders, This unusual Scotsman said to be seven feet four...More

Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Interesting story for a quick read (a few minutes) on the way between Candie Museum and the Guernsey Tapestries at St James (say) but not really a destination in its own right.

Thank mmgsy
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Walk past this as you go from the Guernsey Tapestry in St. James to Candie Gardens and Museum. Then you can appreciate how Guernsey was also a garrison town as well as a trading maritime port

Thank Descartes244238
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Can barely believe that this has it's own listing on TripAdvisor! Ok it is a point of interest I guess for fans of militaria or maybe if you served in the 93rd regiment of the Sutherland Highlanders, that's unlikely though as the regiment was amalgamated...More

4  Thank Nick J
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

A few minutes walk from Candie Gardens, (see also Tripadvisor) is the final resting place of Sergeant Samuel Macdonald of the 93rd Regimemt, the Sutherland Highlanders. He died, May 1802, aged 41 & is buried in what remains of The Stranger's Cemetery. Apparently a giant...More

8  Thank SeenIt9
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