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The Kaye Memorial garden on Queen’s Promenade in Douglas which commemorates the Summerland Fire Disaster on the 2nd August 1973 where 50 people lost their lives.

The garden is surrounded by Sunflowers and there are two Sunflower wrought iron benches which are absolutely beautiful.

This Memorial constitues of three irregular grey standing stones inside a low wall. The two outer stones are inscribed with the names of all 50 people who lost their lives and the central stone is inscribed as follows;

IN MEMORY OF THE 50 PEOPLE
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN
THE SUMMERLAND FIRE DISASTER
ON 2 AUGUST 1973.

Erected by Douglas Borough Council
and dedicated on 2 August 2013 on the
40th Anniversay of the Tragedy.

We will not forget
Cha jeanmayd jarrod

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Summerland Memorial - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Summerland Memorial - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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