Places to Go/ Heritage

Saint Elizabeth Parish

Accompong is the name of a Maroon town, a festival and a Maroon. Accompong, the founder of Accompong Maroon Town, was the brother of Quao, Cuffy,...

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Also known as Blighia sapida, Ackee is the national fruit of Jamaica and part of the national dish ‘Ackee and Saltfish’ (codfish),...

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Commonly referred to as ‘sinkle bible’, aloe vera is from the Arabian Peninsula and is a type of succulent of the genus Aloe that contains more...

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Anancy is a trickster folktale character in the form of a spider. He is the main character in Anancy stories that originated in West Africa by the...

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Bamboo Avenue, Saint Elizabeth Parish

Bamboo Avenue (Holland Bamboo) is a stunning 2 ½ miles road in St. Elizabeth between Middle Quarters and Lacovia. The scenic stretch is lined on...

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This is a flatbread made from cassava flour and often served with Escovitch fish. The cassava plant is shredded, juiced, dried and then pounded...

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A mineral spring in the St. Thomas hills thought to possess medicinal and healing properties. In the late 17th century, a runaway slave realized...

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High Street, Black River, Saint Elizabeth Parish

At a grandiose height in all its Georgian architectural glory, the St. Elizabeth Parish Court was built around the early 20th century. Court...

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St. Elizabeth

In Black River, St. Elizabeth, this spa is one of Jamaica’s most famous cold mineral springs. Its high content of sulphur and other minerals is...

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8 Perth Road Mandeville

One of Jamaica's most beautiful colonial-era buildings, this Mandeville, Manchester great house is one of the four estates that comprise...

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