Presentation on theme: "CHALLENGES IDENTIFIED 1.Isolated location of excavated bastion of Fort within Katong Park."— Presentation transcript:
CHALLENGES IDENTIFIED 1.Isolated location of excavated bastion of Fort within Katong Park
Given that Fort Tanjong Katong is on the verge of being disregarded by the public, how might we publicize its existence and promote its significance through tangible means, such that this valuable historical site will be more widely- known, especially among the Katong community, and will hopefully receive continued protection in the year 2008 and beyond? UNDERLYING PROBLEM
IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAN OF ACTION Phase 1: Preliminary Research (April – Sept 08) Determined extent of problem Conducted survey with residents in Katong area on their knowledge of Fort Tanjong Katong Conducted research on Fort Tanjong Katongs historical background, recent news pertaining to it
IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAN OF ACTION Phase 1: Preliminary Research (April – Sept 08) Conducted site survey at Katong Park Interviewed Ms. Ang Chiean Hong, NParks Head (Bishan-Punggol), and Mr. Oh, Manager Our group at Katong Park
IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAN OF ACTION Phase 2: Establishing Partnerships (May – Sept 08) Established Partnerships with: Mr Lim Biow Chuan, MP for Marine Parade GRC Mr Lim Chen Sian, Chief Archaeologist, 2004 excavation
IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAN OF ACTION Phase 3: Community Outreach: Set up a Website (Sept 08 – Apr 09) Website (http://savethefort.wordpress.com) - Reach out to wider (online) community - Chronicle projects progress - Provide updates on any new happenings
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