Tower at Fair Prospect in Portland

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Title

Tower at Fair Prospect in Portland

Description

"This is a tower at Fair Prospect in Portland built by slaves during the days when our colonial masters kept them to work on plantations in all parts of the island. Reputed to be over 300 years old, this one was used by the slave master to check on the slaves working in the fields. The peephole can be seen at the center."

Subject

Historic sites - Jamaica; Towers; Fair Prospect (Portland, Jamaica)

Creator

Hampton-Nelson (Daily News)

Date

Aug-1980

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Buildings - Portland

Identifier

D0011023
Acc. no.: 33534

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Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

Hampton-Nelson (Daily News), “Tower at Fair Prospect in Portland,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed May 19, 2024, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/10116.