Dublin Parks – The Wellington Testimonial Obelisk

Yes, I know I’ve featured the stone needle before but I so liked this picture that I thought why not show the obelisk again. In the summer sunshine it looks great. As it is supposed to represent one of the greats to have gone before I suppose it is best seen in the summer sunshine. The monument was erected in the honour of the Duke of Wellington, he the victor of the Battle of Waterloo and many other campaigns. Why was the tallest obelisk in Europe erected in Dublin? Because the Duke was born here in Ireland.

The Duke of Wellington Obelisk, Phoenix Park, Dublin Ireland

If you want to know more about the man then click here to visit Wiki-P. There is so much on the web to see that a quick search will reveal much more…

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3 Responses to Dublin Parks – The Wellington Testimonial Obelisk

  1. Pingback: Tuesday Trees – Weeping Willow Wonder | Ouch!! My back hurts!!

  2. I laughed when I read your acknowledging having used a photo previously. It really is an exceptional photo. I have that same issue. I love a few of my photos and see so many places they fit into different posts. I am about to surrender to those photos of mine.
    Great post. Thank you.

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    • aj vosse says:

      Thanks for commenting! I enjoy getting visits to older posts. I then go and have a look myself and can enjoy what why the post was created. Fun… in a roundabout way! ‘-)

      On 28 November 2015 at 21:44, Ouch!! My back hurts!! wrote:

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