Sugar Works

Sugar WorksThe works area of any sugar estate was a place of much activity, especially during crop time. The sugar works consisted of the mill (animal, wind or water), as well as the boiling, curing, trash, and still houses. Predominantly, the most expensive and imposing structures on plantations was the factory complex.



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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...