Author: Lynda Lewis & Jim Webster

  • The Man Who Carved a Lion. The story of Henry John Wilkinson 1829 – 1911

    The Man Who Carved a Lion. The story of Henry John Wilkinson 1829 – 1911

    For over 150 years a seven-foot-tall white Medici lion, carved from coral stone, has drawn locals and visitors to a hillside in St. George, Barbados.  Situated southeast and below the Gun Hill Signal Station, over-looking the beautiful St. George Valley, the lion has stood proudly since it was completed in 1868.  Since that time, it…