Everything’s coming up roses at cemetery

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  • Saturday, 17 Jan 2015

Piece of history: (From left) Tan Zhi Ling, 32, Lim Sok Swan, 30, and Lim Chung Wei, 39, checking out the newly restored Protestant Cemetery in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town.

VISITORS to the Protestant Cemetery in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, will find many pleasant changes to the site following its recent restoration.

The 226-year-old cemetery, the final resting place of Sir Francis Light and other prominent personalities, was reopened to the public late last year following a RM230,000 upgrading project which took five weeks.

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