Hanover Heritage Sites

Welcome to the JNHT Hanover Heritage Sites.

  • Fort Charlotte - was built in the mid 18th Century by the British for the defence of the North North Westerly
  • Tryall Great House - on the main road between Hopewell and Sandy Bay
  • Blenheim - a small rural hilly district in Hanover, is the birthplace of Sir Alexander Bustamante
  • Kenilworth Ruins - amongst the most impressive of 18th Century industrial buildings in Jamaica

 

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FORTS

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

 

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COURTHOUSES

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

 

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HISTORIC SCHOOLS

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