Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

16/8/2006

Rendezvous with History

Flag Staff Tower, near the Chauburji Mosque, The Ridge, close to the Delhi University campus: As the 1857 Mutiny gathered momentum in Delhi, the British ladies of the cantonment prepared to flee from Delhi. The ladies, along with their children and servants gathered at this spot to flee to Karnal. The circular tower, originally surrounded by a flag staff was in a bad shape till Archeological Survey of India (ASI) restored it in 2002. for more click here

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