Heritage Foundations

The foundations were all established to assist in researching, protecting, restoring preserving Jamaica's heritage. They act as `watch dogs'; normally reporting any destruction of heritage property to the police and the Jamaica National Heritage trust. Fund raising is done to carry out projects to maintain, restore and develop Heritage sites, buildings etc. In carrying out their mandate, these foundations that are normally N.G.O.'s submit project proposals to various organizations for funding.

St. James Heritage Foundation Manchester Heritage Foundation - Jamaica National Heritage Trust Clarendon Heritage Foundation Spanish Historic District Preservation Kingston Restoration Company
St. Thomas Heritage Foundation St. Thomas Homecoming Foundation Titchfield Trust Woodside St. Ann Heritage Foundation
Falmouth Restoration Company The Georgian Society      



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...