Memorial in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Inscription, Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Local Armenian community members.
Placement:The tombstone-like monument with inscriptions and icons is attached to the wall.
Physical Setting:Flat land in the school courtyard.
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Map Designation:"Armenian School"
Physical Condition:Well preserved
Inscription:(Translation from Bulgarian) (Same text as the Armenian inscription) "MEMORIAM The grateful Armenians The Armenian population of Plovdiv Who fell in Bulgarian wars 1912 – 1913 [Inscription of names] 1915 – 1918 [Inscription of names]" [the last three lines in Armenian inscriptions is illegible as a sentence]
Location:Armenian School
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Construction Began:Late 1920’s
Construction Completed:1930
Dedication Date:September 19, 1930
Prior Use of Site:School courtyard.
Development/Construction Process:Owned by the Armenian School.


Martin Keskiskian; Photo 1988 Carlos Calvo 2733/35; T.E. 943-1104C bdigo 1230; Bs. As. Rep. Argentina