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  • Collection: Portland, Jamaica

Folly Point Lighthouse, Portland

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View of the lighthouse at Folly Point in Portland, Jamaica. The fire proof lighthouse was built in 1888.

DeMontevin Lodge, Portland

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The DeMontevin Lodge, built in 1881, was built by custos David Gideon. The Lodge which now operates as a guest house, was frequently visited by dignitaries such as Queen Elizabeth II.

Portland Square and Cenotaph

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The Portland Square bustling with activity. Also known as Market Square and Cenotaph Square by locals, the square features a cenotaph dedicated to the people of Portland who sacrificed their lives in World War I, 1914-18.

Port Antonio Court House

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Front view of the Port Antonio Resident Magistrate's Court at Boundbrook in Portland. This new Georgian style court house was officially opened on June 24, 2009 on the site of the old Court House that was damaged by fire in 2004.

Priestman's River, Portland, Jamaica

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A view of Portland's Priestman's River leading to the sea. The hilly areas surrounding the river are filled with palms with a few small board houses nestled within.

Haining Portland, Jamaica

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View of house with thatched roof in Haining, Portland. A man in a hat and suit is sitting on a wall to the back of the property.

Rev. Hugh Braham Sherlock

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This is a portrait of Rev. Hugh Braham Sherlock. He was born in Portland, Jamaica on March 21, 1905. Jamaica's National Pledge was written by Sir Hugh Sherlock. In 1962, he wrote the lyrics of Jamaica, Land We Love, which became Jamaica's National…

Loading banana, Port Antonio

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A group of banana carriers walk in tandem, bananas on heads and shoulders as they make their way towards the boat in Port Antonio, Portland. Jamaica was the first country in the world to trade bananas internationally. The banana trade in Portland…

Buff Bay Housing Scheme

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A few houses in the Buff Bay Housing Scheme in Portland. Several persons are on the outside sitting on fences.

White River Bridge, Portland

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The White River Bridge spanning the White River in Portland, Jamaica