JNHT to Host Port Royal Awareness Day to Commemorate the 1692 Earthquake

Port Royal and the 1692 Earthquake As Jamaica's economy grew and changed between 1655 and 1692, Port Royal grew faster than any town founded by the English in the New World, and it became the most economically important English port in the Americas. Piracy and Buccaneering became the centre of Port Royal’s economic livelihood. After [...]

June 6th, 2018|

Request for Expression of Interest: Consultancy Services for the Procurement and Installation of Ventilation Air Conditioning (VAC) System for the Ward Theatre

Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Jamaica National Heritage Trust invites expression of interest (EOI) from suitable qualified firms/individual with strong Capabilities, Experience and Qualified personnel in the discipline of Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveyor, Environmental Engineering and Mechanical and Electrical Engineering to procure and install Ventilation and Air Conditioning (VAC) system for the Ward [...]

May 15th, 2018|

JNHT Coffee Table Book for Sale – Jamaica Heritage in Pictures

The “Coffee Table Book” which is the first of its kind for the Jamaica National Heritage Trust is rich in photographs and text covering the period from Jamaica’s earliest inhabitants the Tainos, to the beginning of the present century. The content is unique in that it focuses mainly on Jamaica’s historic, built environment and also [...]

May 14th, 2018|

Grange welcomes restoration of Bustamante Museum

  Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sports 4-6 Trafalgar Road Kingston 5 Jamaica, West Indies Tel: 876-978-7654 Fax: 876-978-7072 ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————–– NEWS RELEASE ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————–– [REPLY OR SUBSEQUENT REFERENCE TO THIS COMMUNICATION SHOULD BE MADE TO THE PERMANENT SECRETARY AND THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE QUOTED: MYC.955]   Kingston, March 23 – The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister [...]

March 26th, 2018|

In Honour of Black History Month, homage will be paid to the memory of these forgotten Jamaicans who have made a significant contribution to public life

Joel Augustus Rogers Joel Augustus Rogers (September 6, 1880 – March 26, 1966) was a prolific Jamaican-American writer of history, anthropology and sociology. Rogers was born to mixed race parents in Negril, Jamaica.  He emigrated from Jamaica to the United States in 1906, living briefly in Chicago before settling in New York, where he lived for [...]

February 26th, 2018|