Falmouth Court House Old and New Pictures Comparison

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I took the picture above, on March 25, 2007, back when I first got my Nikon D40 DSLR camera. This was the Falmouth Court House as it looked back then. Then there was no Falmouth Cruise Ship Port (that came in 2010), so the town was not yet getting much attention. Fast track to April...

The History of the Phoenix Foundry (Dome) in Falmouth Jamaica

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The History of the Phoenix Foundry (Dome) in Falmouth The Phoenix Foundry or the Dome, as it is popularly called, is a unique, historic structure in Falmouth. Situated at the corner of Tharpe Street and Harbour Street, the unique structure will certainly force a first-time visitor to ask: “what is that?” The structure was once...

St Peters Anglican Church Closed For Tours – Craft Vendor Allegedly Threatened Church Members

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St Peters Anglican Church Closed For Tours Problems again for the Falmouth Craft Vendors. The historic attraction, St. Peter’s Anglican Church has been closed for the past three weeks. This, as a result of an impasse between the vendors and the church. About St. Peter’s Anglican Church The St. Peter’s Anglican Church (The Falmouth Parish Church...

Harmony Cove Limited Gets Official Approval To Build Jamaica’s First Casino Resort

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Jamaica’s First Casino Resort Harmony Cove Limited and Celebration Jamaica Development Limited have now both been provisionally approved by the Ministry of Finance to build Jamaica’s first 2 casino resorts. This was announced last night by Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips. Provisional Development Order The terms of the provisional development orders state that the companies must...

Falmouth Rated 3rd on list of Top Places to Visit in Jamaica That Are Safe and Beautiful

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According to Insider Monkey’s blog, Falmouth, Jamaica is 3rd on the list of : “Places to Visit in Jamaica That Are Safe and Beautiful.” The reasons given are the many georgian buildings that preserve our country’s history supported by the Half Moon Bay Beach. That beach is in need of rehabilitation, similar to what is...

A Short Video Tour Of Margaritaville Falmouth, Jamaica

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Most of our readers will not get the chance to see Margaritaville, Falmouth. For your information, this is located on the Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier Complex. The location boasts a giant waterfall pool, swim up bar, hot tub and features the Trading Post gift shop, personalized glass etching, unique private label rum bottling. We have...

Jamaica’s Good Hope Plantation once housed one of the island’s largest sugar plantations

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The Good Hope Great house and Plantation lies 8 miles south of Falmouth. It is one of the attractions for visitors to the historic cruise ship port and town. This plantation was originally owned by John Tharpe and was once one of the largest in the island of Jamaica. Bob Downing takes us into the...

Good Hope Plantation offers a different Jamaica – pressofAtlanticCity.com

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  The stately Good Hope Plantation offers first-rate sunrises. That’s because the former sugar estate sits atop the world in hilly northwest Jamaica. It rises above the surrounding Queen of Spain Valley and the fast-flowing Martha Brae River and beyond to the Cockpit Mountains with their heavy greenery. From an elevation of 600 feet, there...

NHT Board In Crisis Over Purchase Of Outameni Experience In Trelawny

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NHT In Crisis The National Housing Trust (NHT) board has been in a meeting up to late last night, over allegations of misconduct in the purchase of the Outameni Experience near Falmouth. Outameni Experience The NHT purchased the struggling entity at a cost of J$180 million in 2013, but the news was only broken at...

Outameni Experience Bought For $180 Million By National Housing Trust (NHT)

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Outameni Bought For $180 Million By NHT Outameni, the entertainment/tour business in Trelawny, has been purchased for $180 million by an unlikely purchaser, the National Housing Trust (NHT). The business and property was formerly owned by Lennie Little-Whyte. Location Outameni is located at Orange Grove, near Coopers Pen (4 miles out of Falmouth town center). Orange...