Edinburgh Castle Development Proposal

St. Ann

Jamaica National Heritage Trust - Jamaica - Edinburgh Castle Development ProposalEdinburgh Castle, as the remains indicate, comprised a small rectangular building with two circular loopholed towers at diagonally opposite corners. It was the home of the notorious Lewis Hutchinson. He was born in Scotland in 1733 and came to Jamaica in 1768. By 1770, many rumours circulated about Hutchinson. People were connecting him with the mysterious disappearances of white persons.

These "disappearances" were quickly defined as murders committed by Hutchinson from his loopholed tower. According to his slaves, he often gave shelter and medicine to weary white travellers, as these grateful travellers left the Castle to resume their journey, they were shot dead, robbed of their valuables and flung into a sink hole.

The "Castle" now stands in ruins.

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  • Name: Edinburgh Castle
  • Company: Jamaica National Heritage Trust
  • Address: 79 Duke Street 
  • Phone: (876) 922-1287 -8
  • Fax: (876) 967-0924
  • Email : jnht@cwjamaica.com
  • Website : Edinburgh Castle

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