Marseilles, France, Armenian Genocide Monument

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Inscription, Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):St. Thaddeus Armenian Church & local Armenian community.
Placement:Freestanding sculptural work, with metal cross and commemorative plaques.
Physical Setting:Flat land, in the courtyard of the Church
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Map Designation:St. Thaddeus (Tadevos) Armenian Church.
Physical Condition:Well Preserved
Inscription:"In memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide of the Turks and for the liberty of France- 1915." (Translated from French).
Location:St. Thaddeus (Tadevos) Armenian Church.
Marseilles, 13008 France
Construction Completed:1970s
History of Ownership:Owned by St. Thaddeus (Tadevos) Armenian Church.
Commemorative Activities:Annual commemoration by the French-Armenian community of Marseilles.

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