Authors : Chng Mun Wye and Sara-Ann Ang
This book highlights the rich heritage of Fort Canning Park, opening with a scholarly introduction to the history of area written by Dr John Miksic.Dr Miksic was instrumental in introducing archaeology to Singapore and discovered the material evidence for the 14th century settlements on and around Fort Canning. The book also showcases the nine landscaped historical gardens opened by NParks in 2019. Beyond a mere description of each of the gardens, it delves deeper– into the historical significance and the thought process behind the designs and plant choices. Readers are also provided with interesting stories and facts about Fort Canning Park’s fauna, heritage monuments and objects, and buildings.