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The Independence Memorial was set up in 1985. It is housed in the former Melaka Club, a British colonial building built in 1912. The memorial displays memorabilia and records related to the early history of the Malay Sultanate and the development of modern Malaysia. It also symbolises the indomitable spirit and courage of local Malays and other ethnic groups of Malaysia in their struggle for independence. Among the permanent exhibits here are historical pictures, manuscripts, videotapes, films and slides of events leading to the Declaration of Independence at the nearby Warrior's Field on Aug 31, 1957.Malaysia, was formerly known as Malaya.
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The Independence Memorial was set up in 1985. It is housed in the former Melaka Club, a British colonial building built in 1912. The memorial displays memorabilia and records related to the early history of the Malay Sultanate and the development of modern Malaysia. It also symbolises the indomitable spirit and courage of local Malays and other ethnic groups of Malaysia in their struggle for independence. Among the permanent exhibits here are historical pictures, manuscripts, videotapes, films and slides of events leading to the Declaration of Independence at the nearby Warrior's Field on Aug 31, 1957.Malaysia, was formerly known as Malaya.