Archaeological SitesAn Archaeological site is a place or group of physical sites in which evidence of past activity is preserved either prehistoric, historic or contemporary, and which has been, or may be investigated using the discipline of archaeology and represents a part of the archaeological record. Jamaica is virtual treasure trove of archaeogical information.

  • Pedro Bank - Pedro Bank is a large bank of sand and coral, partially covered with seagrass, about 80 km
  • Rio Nuevo Taino Site - Situated along the Rio Nuevo Valley Basin and into the hills as far south as Bellevue


Ever since the capture of Jamaica by the English from the Spanish in 1655, the need for fortification became immediate because of the...



The Morant Bay Courthouse, which was destroyed by fire on Monday, February 19, 2007, is an important part of St. Thomas's history.



Built in 1885 of masonry and timber, the Simms building exhibits a combination of Gothic and Georgian features; the projecting...