http://barbados.org/blog/gunhill-signalstation-lion/ The Lion, carved from a single coral stone in 1868 by soldiers at Gun Hill Signal Station is a testament...
Today Gun Hill Signal Station and the Coral Carved Lion are popular attractions for travelers on their Barbados holidays. but long before the lion was carved the station was a critical communications center warning all of Barbados of approaching ship. The signals were relayed from stations such as these all across the island marshaling troupes to the right local in case on an attack.
See more about signaling in age before radio communication http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Signal_s...
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