Francis Light Memorial

Local nameFrancis Light Memorial
LocationButterworth, Malaysia

The Francis Light Memorial is a memorial about Francis Light in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The memorial, located underneath the dome, reads: "In memory of Francis Light ESQ who first established this island as an English settlement and was many years governor. Born in the county of Suffolk in England and died October 21st, 1794. In his capacity as governor, the settlers and natives were greatly attached to him and by his death had to deplore the loss of one who watched over their interests and cares as father." It is a popular tourist attraction.

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Francis Light Memorial @ Marie-Eve Caron

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Address 88 Lebuh Bishop, Georgetown 10200, Malaysia

Coordinates 5°25'12.079" N 100°20'21.561" E

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