#DryLandTouristChronicles: Discovering Columbus Park

 I have always driven pass the Columbus Park on my way to Montego Bay but never once have I stopped to explore the Historic Park.

 

My visit to the park was an impromptu one. It was actually because of a food stop at the Jerk centre that I got the chance to see the park up close.

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#DryLandTouristChronicles: Just A Few Places I Have Seen in Jamaica

Jamaica is an amazing country with numerous historical & natural beauties to explore. I have had the pleasure of visiting a few of these places & decided to share them with you my lovely readers.

The Morant Bay Lighthouse, St. Thomas

Morant Point Lighthouse, St. Thomas

The Morant Point Lighthouse built in 1841 is listed by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust as a National Monument. It is the oldest lighthouse in the island. Built of cast iron tube, cast in London it is 100 feet long with a diameter of 5 feet at the base, and 3 feet at the cap. It is located in the most easterly point of the Island. The labour used in erecting the Lighthouse was supplied by kru-men from Africa. They were among the free Africans who were brought to Jamaica.

Source: http://www.jnht.com/site_morant_point_lighthouse.php 

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