Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 13, 2020 (ZIZ News/ Press Release): The life of Dr. The Right Excellent and Right Honourable Sir Kennedy Simmonds will be presented to the public through a Special Exhibition mounted at the National Museum beginning later this week
Sir Kennedy Simmonds, made history when he became the fifth and only living National Hero of St. Kitts and Nevis and was conferred with the highest award of the country, the Order of the National Hero.
Throught his life Sir Kennedy served as a qualified Medical Doctor in Anesthesiology, a political leader for the People’s Actions Movement (PAM) Party and was the first Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis.
The exhibition will feature six key aspects of Sir Kennedy’s life through artefacts, audio and visual representation, and other print information.
According to a statement from the museum, Through this exhibition the National Trust aims to enlighten, educate, and engage the public with the information that will be displayed, raise awareness of the impact Sir Kennedy had on the transformation of the economy while promoting the National Trust and its functions in protecting, preserving and promoting our history and heritage.
The exhibition officially launches on Wednesday at 10 A.M. at the National Museum, Bay Road, Basseterre.
The Museum is open Monday- Thursday 10 A.M.-2 P.M. and Friday 10A.M.-1 P.M.
The public is required to wear mask upon entering the museum.