Marseilles, France, Armenian Genocide Memorial Khachkar

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Inscription, Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Saints Sahak-Mesrob Serpots Tarkmantchatz Armenian Apostolic Church.
Placement:Freestanding sculptural work that is located on the ground.
Physical Setting:Flat land in front of the Church
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Map Designation:Eglise armenienne Saints Sahak-Mesrob Serpots Tarkmantchatz
Physical Condition:Well Preserved.
Inscription:“In the memory to all the Armenian martyrs of 1915.” (Translated from Armenian).
“In the memory of 1,500,000 Armenians victim of the 1915 Genocide.” (Translated from French).
Location:Eglise armenienne Saints Sahak-Mesrob Serpots Tarkmantchatz, 339, avenue du Prado,
Marseilles, 13008 France
Construction Completed:1970s
Prior Use of Site:The front-yard of the Armenian Church.
History of Ownership:Owned by Saints Sahak-Mesrob Serpots Tarkmantchatz Armenian Apostolic Church.
Commemorative Activities:Annual commemoration by the French-Armenian community of Marseilles.
Additional Information:Editorial Broad of Armenian Encyclopedia. The Armenian Question. Yerevan: 1996.

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