St. Elizabeth Heritage Sites
Welcome to the JNHT St. Elizabeth Heritage Sites..
- Pedro Bank - found within the coordinates:Longitude 78° 20' 00" West and 77° 20' 00" West and Latitude 16° 45' 00" North and 17° 10' 00" North
- Lacovia Tombstones - erected in memory of Thomas J Spencer and another who died in 1738
- St. Elizabeth Parish Church - The original building was built around 1700
- Black River Court House - a fine appearance from the sea and at once attracts the attention of visitors.
- Black River - The exact date of its establishment is not known but John Sellers' 1685 map of Jamaica identified its existence.
- Hampton School - has its origins in the Munro and Dickenson Trust.
- Lovers' Leap Lighthouse - stands at approximately 1600 feet above sea level and is powered by three different power sources
- Black River Spa - one of the more popular spas in the island up until the 1930s.
- Bamboo Avenue - approximately 2 1/2 miles long with the tall bamboo forming a canopy over it.
- Golmont View House - destroyed by fire in 2004.
- Lovers' Leap - consists of a cliff with a drop of approximately 1,600 feet.
- Independence Park - host horticultural and stage shows
- Appleton Railway Station - constructed around 1894, a two storey Jamaica/Georgian timber structure.
- Balaclava Railway Station - erected around 1892, a Jamaica/Georgian two storey building
- Accompong - The town was founded in 1739 when land was given to the Maroons as part of a Peace Treaty with the British.
- Munro College- site of the final pitched battle between British and Spanish forces to determine
- Invercauld - Located on Black River’s seaside High Street as a fine example of late Jamaican Georgian architecture.
- Carmel Moravial Cemetery - The earliest Moravian Mission began its work in Jamaica in 1754.