"a granite obelisk that commemorated the name of John Nicholson"

John Nicholson
Public DomainJohn Nicholson - Credit: Tagishsimon
Nicholson's Obelisk is located on the hills near the city of Rawalpindi.  It was erected in 1868 in memory of Brigadier-General John Nicholson of the East India Company, who had played an important role in the Indian Mutiny of 1857.