Places to Go/ Heritage

Saint Elizabeth Parish

A maroon settlement in the St. Elizabeth hills named after its founder, who was a brother of the maroon leaders Nanny, Cudjoe, Cuff and Quao....

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Ackee is Jamaica’s national fruit, brought from West Africa during slavery. It is often cooked with salted fish. Ackee is widely grown and...

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Aloe is a thick, fleshy, green short-stemmed plant that is believed to have medicinal properties. It is grown and used as an emollient, ‘wash-out...

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Anancy is a prominent spider character who often appears and acts as a man in West African folklore. He is a very cunning and quick-witted...

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Bamboo Avenue, Saint Elizabeth Parish

This is a gorgeous 4.2 km (2 ½ miles) stretch of main road between Middle Quarters and Lacovia in the parish of St. Elizabeth. The scenic stretch...

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Bammy is a sort of cake that resembles a pancake made from cassava flour. It originated as a staple dish with the Arawak Indians who first...

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Bath Fountain or Bath Mineral Spring is a mineral spring in the hills of St. Thomas perceived to possess medicinal and healing properties....

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High Street, Black River, Saint Elizabeth Parish

The date of construction for the Court House at Black River is unknown however it is described as presenting a fine appearance from the sea and at...

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Black River Spa is located in the parish capital of St. Elizabeth, which bears the same name – Black River. The spring is believed to be rich in...

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8 Perth Road Mandeville

Bloomfield Great House is situated on a property formerly known as the Bloomfield Estate. It precedes the formation of the parish of Manchester....

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