There are a few houses
of colonial design fronting the Town Padang. One of them has a high gabled
roof of orange tiles with eaves and cool recesses.
Four old Flame of the Forest trees stand in a square area, casting a shade
over park benches and commemorative stones. They were planted by the Chinese,
Malay, Indian and European communities in Labuan in 1953 to mark the coronation
of Queen Elizabeth 11.
There is an interesting granite slab with inscriptions done by sailors
on Captain Rodney Mundy's ship 'Iris' on route to Labuan from Hong Kong.
It was intended for the handing over ceremony of Labuan by the Bruneis.
During the Japanese Occupation, it was tossed aside by the Japanese but
was later retrieved and remounted. It is amazingly in good condition despite
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