Parade Square ca 1900-1910 Montego Bay

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Title

Parade Square ca 1900-1910 Montego Bay

Description

The photograph shows an 18th century image of Parade Square in Montego Bay. Trees, houses and flowers can be seen in the background. Established in honour of the freedom fighter who launched an early slave rebellion, Sam Sharpe Square was formerly called the 'Parade'. Situated at the centre of town, visitors will have plenty of opportunities to visit this site. The main attraction is a statue that memorialises Sam Sharpe.

Subject

Parade Square (Montego Bay, St. James); Montego Bay (St. James, Jamaica); Sam Sharpe Square (Montego Bay, St. James)

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0001879

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Collection

Citation

“Parade Square ca 1900-1910 Montego Bay,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 7, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/317.