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Ancient Kingston Jamaica

Christmas street parades of Jonkonnu were misunderstood by Europeans

Jamaican railroad with railcar and station 1960

1962 CHRISTMAS CHEER: Members of the Salvation Army Band brought Christmas cheer to some nurses and patients of the University Hospital on Christmas morning. They sang Christmas carols while the band played


3) Kingston, Jamaica. Treasure Beach (No. 7) Kingston, Jamaica. Dan Malloy at The Zoo Kingston, Jamaica. Photography by Dustin Lynn

Jamaica Public Service Co. closed the Kingston tramway system on 10 May 1948

An unusual aspect of the Kingston tramway was that all its passenger cars seem to have been identical – and remained identical and unchanged throughout their lives.

Up until the early 1690s Jamaica’s population was relatively equally mixed between white and black. (Senior, 2003, p. 446). The first Africans to arrive came in 1513 from the Iberian Peninsula after having been taken

Church Tower, Jamaica, 1891. Photo by James Valentine & Sons

Montego Bay From Church Tower, Jamaica, 1891. Photo by James Valentine & Sons

of track in Kingston. The photograph below was taken on King Street about 1930 [see map] [col. AM]: This colorized postcard shows another section of

port royal

Detail of the previous photograph. An unusual aspect of the Kingston tramway was that all its passenger cars seem to have been identical – and remained identical and unchanged throughout their lives.

Detail of the previous photograph. An unusual aspect of the Kingston tramway was that all its passenger cars seem to have been identical – and remained identical and unchanged throughout their lives.

An unusual aspect of the Kingston tramway was that all its passenger cars seem to have been identical – and remained identical and unchanged throughout their lives.

Detail of the previous photograph. An unusual aspect of the Kingston tramway was that all its passenger cars seem to have been identical – and remained identical and unchanged throughout their lives.

The Morgan Harbor Hotel and Marina overlooks Kingston Harbor, a curving inlet against the dramatic backdrop of the Blue Mountains,

glimpses of the lives of the majority of Jamaicans. Street scenes like this one were probably photographed before the earthquake of 1907

white and black, stood silent and wondering what next would happen. And here let me place on record the splendid conduct of the hotel staff


The General Post Office, North-East Corner of Harbour Street and Duke Street, Kingston, Jamaica. Looking East on Harbour Street. Showing the extensive damage caused by the Great Earthquake of 1907, which occurred at exactly 3.30 P.M. in the afternoon on

Jamaica in 1861 Port Royal Hamilton Kingston Port Royal

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