On May 25, 2003 the monument to Vasily Korchmin was opened
Vasily Korchmin was an associate of Peter the Great, a leading Russian engineer and one of the key personalities in the tzar's army. He played a major role in creation of the artillery and weaponisation. Vasilievsky island was allegedly named after Vasily Korchmin.
- Address: St. Petersburg, Vasilievsky Ostrov, Bolshoi prospekt