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Fort Shirley Cemetery

Piccadilly, Antigua and Barbuda

Tours drive right past this military burial ground to get the the Shirley Heights lookout.  

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Travelers who keep their eyes trained on the lefthand side of the road en route Shirley Heights Lookout restaurant will notice a small cemetery with an amazing view.

If you have a chance to retrace your steps just before the turn, you will be met with about a dozen graves and a white obelisk forever looking over the ocean; this area is for the deceased soldiers and officers of the 54th Regiment, Second Battalion Dorsets. 

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Even when the viewpoint is crowded with tourists, the cemetery tends to remain peaceful.

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