The American Monument

american-monument2-220.jpgHigh on the Oa at Upper Killeyan and overlooking the sea in which 266 Americans died when the HMS Tuscania was torpedoed on February 5 1918.

The monument is shaped like a lighthouse and was built by the Government of The United States on the 400ft cliffs, seven miles from where the ship went down.

It is reachable by a signed footpath from the car parking at Upper Killeyan.