This fountain that was built to commemorate Tan Kim Seng's contribution towards Singapore's first public waterworks.
One of the old plaques that has some description.
The National Heritage Board's version.
I think it's easiest to read from Wikipedia. That saves typing in all the description. :-)
Tan Kim Seng also has a road named after him, Kim Seng Road, which is where a popular shopping mall, Great World City is located.
Interesting post. Thanks for the history as i'm not a Singaporean.
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