The Seven Ponds – Botanical Gardens, Georgetown, Guyana

The 1969 Seven Ponds on the south of the central avenue in the Botanical Gardens, Georgetown, Guyana is the final resting place of Sir David Rose, the first Guyanese Governor General, celebrated Guyanese poet Martin Carter and former president Hugh Desmond Hoyte (1985 to 1992).

Entombed in the nearby Mausoleum is Guyana’s first Executive President, Linden Forbes Burnham.