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Postman's Park

Postman's Park A quiet memorial to 'Heroic Self Sacrifice' in the heart of the City of London This small and quiet park has a hidden gem, a wall of memorial plaques opened in 1900, commemorating the bravery of ordinary people, policemen and firemen who gave their own lives to save another. The plaques are exquisitely executed with ornate typeface and Royal Doulton china designed by leading tile designer William De Morgan.
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A Memorial to London’s Everyday Heroes

Lifestyle / Travel : The Daily Traveler (2 months ago)

One of our favorite quiet escapes in central London is Postman’s Park, a garden unlike any other in the city. Read Post

The Memorial to Heroic Self-Sacrifice

Odd : Neatorama (3 years ago)

Postman’s Park in London, England, has a small memorial garden featuring 54 plaques that honor common men and women who were never famous, but died during a heroic act of saving someone else. The Memorial to Heroic Self-Sacrifice wa... Read Post

New Plaque For Watts Memorial

England / London : Londonist (5 years ago)

Everyone's favourite (not-so-)hidden gem, the wall of tragic heroes in Postman's Park, has its first new memorial plaque since Edwardian times. A fresh inscription commemorates Leigh Pitt, who drowned in Thamesmead in 2007 while att... Read Post


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