Falmouth, Jamaica: Architecture as History - Nelson, Louis P (Editor), and Chappell, Edward A (Editor), and Cofrancesco, Brian (Editor)
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Founded in 1769 as a new port town on JamaicaAEs north coast, Falmouth expanded dramatically in the decades around 1800 as it supported the rapidly expanding sugar production of Trelawney and neighboring parishes. Many of the surviving buildings in Falmouth are the townhouses and shops of the planters and merchants who benefitted from the wealth of sugar. That same community also built a major Anglican church and a courthouse, both of which still survive and remain in use. In those same years, the town hosted a growing free ...

Falmouth, Jamaica: Architecture as History 2014, University of the West Indies Press, Kingston

ISBN-13: 9789766404932

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