JNHT Messages

As we look to a new century and a new millenium, it is extremely fitting that the Jamaica National Heritage Trust is taking the bold step of establishing this website. Now we are under the microscope of the world for all to see how well we are carrying out the mandate to preserve, protect, maintain [...]

October 17th, 2007|

JNHT Messages

Having been at the forefront of the Encounter, giving succour to Columbus and his crew of the Fourth Voyage for over a year; having been the unique Spanish colony without gold but providing the cattle, horses, lard, and other provisions for the conquest of America for one and a half centuries; having been the island [...]

October 17th, 2007|


Heritage Expo postponed The Jamaica National Heritage Trust wishes to inform the public that its annual Heritage Expo at Seville Heritage Park scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday October 10, 2007 has been postponed until further notice. The JNHT advises that due to the inclement weather, the organisation has been forced to put off the event. A [...]

October 9th, 2007|

Lecture on Reparation set for October 19

Well-known social justice advocate and long-time crusader for the Reparation movement, Mr. Randall Robinson, will visit Jamaica from October 18-21 as guest of the Jamaica National Bicentenary Committee and the Jamaica National Heritage Trust. Mr. Robinson will deliver a lecture on 'Why Reparation Matters' on Friday, October 19, 2007 at the Jamaica Conference Centre, Duke [...]

October 5th, 2007|

The 2007 Bicentenary Essay Competition

The Jamaica National Bicentenary Committee: JNBC 2007 in Association with The Institute of Jamaica and IRIE FM announces THE 2007 SCHOOLS' BICENTENARY ESSAY COMPETITION OBJECTIVES To foster an awareness about Africa, slavery and the abolition movement among young people in Jamaica. To enhance the public education programme of the JNBC. To encourage independent thought and [...]

September 14th, 2007|

Final Report:: International Association for Caribbean Archaeology 2007 Conference

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CARIBBEAN ARCHAEOLOGY 2007 CONFERENCE KINGSTON JAMAICA 23 - 29 JULY 2007, JAMAICA CONFERENCE CENTER. The IACA Conference took place as planned over the period July 23rd - 29th 2007. From all the reports the conference was a success and fulfilled all of its objectives. Some of the comments included: From Judith Knight [...]

September 10th, 2007|

JNHT Events for September – October 2007

Heritage Week Activities: October 7 - 15, 2007 October 8, 2007: Heritage Lecture: Jamaica Conference Centre October 9, 2007: Heritage Lecture: TBD October 10, 2007: Seville Heritage Expo: Seville Heritage Park October 11, 2007: Heritage Lecture: TBD October 11, 2007: The Anniversary of the Morant Bay Rebellion Events October 15, 2007: National Heroes' Day Other [...]

September 5th, 2007|

JNHT Events for July to August 2007

  July 2007: Launch of Jamaica Heritage Journal Fort Charles / Old Naval Hospital July 4, 2007: Birthday Celebration Norman Washington Manley Roxborough, Manchester July 23 -29, 2007: The 22nd International Congress for Caribbean Archaeology (IACA) Conference Jamaica Conference Centre IACA 2007 Home July 30, 2007: Inaugural JNHT Emancipation Lecture St. Ann Parish Library Windsor [...]

July 4th, 2007|