Placenames – Our school is on Trafalgar Road

This is Trafalgar Road in Greystones.

Trafalgar Rd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our school is located on Trafalgar Road.
Mariners Museum Newport News Virginia Va. Vice Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson - Jonathan Guiness after Sir William Beechey's 1801 portrait - circa 2000 EnglandCreative Commons License C Watts via Compfight

Trafalgar Road got its name in 1855 to commemorate

the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar.

This was a victory at sea for the British navy

led by Admiral Horatio Nelson.

The French navy were defeated.

Nelson lost his life at this battle.

Click HERE to learn more about

the Battle of Trafalgar and the

tactics and strategies that were

used.

Nelson's Column joshylh via Compfight

We got this information from Gary Acheson on the Historical Greystones Facebook page.

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