Many people remembered on the memorial plaques at Fort Canning Hill in Singapore, departed from somewhere else on their journey. Our second departure story is inspired by the memorial plaques for people who crossed the South China Sea from the maritime region of Chaozhou to make their lives in Singapore.
Many people remembered on the memorial plaques at Fort Canning Hill departed from somewhere else on their journey to Singapore. Over the next few weeks we will explore some of these individual departure stories about people and place far away that link with the Singapore story. Our first story is
The Earth Museum is interested in connecting cultural heritage material surviving in the global landscape with people and place, as well as objects now in museums. Our first venture into this arena looks at the surviving memorial plaques from the C19th Fort Canning Cemetery in Singapore. In 2019, Singapore is