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The Salisbury Monument

The plaque commemorating the August 29, 1976 declaration, located in Salisbury.

On August 29, 1976 the Dominica Labour Party held a convention in the village of Salisbury. It was at this convention that then Premier Patrick Roland "PJ" John issued a declaration of his intent to move the colony towards independence. The declaration was named the Salisbury Declaration after the village where the convention was held. 

A Brief Overview