Every year on April 28th we celebrate National Heroes Day to honour the lives and contributions of ten outstanding individuals who helped to shape our island into what it is today.
The correct title for our National Heroes is "The Right Excellent."
Our ten National Heroes are listed below according to the order they fall in the picture above.
The Right Excellent Bussa - an African slave killed during the 1816 slave revolt.
The Right Excellent Sarah Ann Gill (1795-1866)
The Right Excellent Samuel Jackman Prescod (1806-1871)
The Right Excellent Dr, Charles Duncan O'Neal (1879-1936)
The Right Excellent Clement Osbourne Payne (1904-1941)
The Right Excellent Sir Grantley Herbert Adams (1898-1971)
The Right Excellent Sir Errol Walton Barrow (1920-1987)
The Right Excellent Sir Hugh Worrell Springer (1913-1994)
The Right Excellent Sir Garfield St.Auburn Sobers (1936-Present)
The Right Excellent Sir Frank Leslie Walcott (1916-1999)
The National Heroes Gallery, an interactive museum is located in the West Wing of the Parliament Building. It is dedicated to telling their stories and providing valuable insight into the contributions that they made to the island.
You may read more here .
And also have a read here.