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Map of Jamaica

Map of Jamaica


Correct Map of Jamaica, by B Cole, showing the parishes and geographical features of the island. Trelawny Town is marked, the Maroon Community is shown on the map as being in St James’ Parish in the Blue Mountains. (The word maroon means escaped slave and comes from a Spanish word meaning mountaineers. The slaves escaped from their plantations to the mountains and formed independent communities of free people.)

Creator: B Cole

Date: unknown

Copyright: Copyright BCC Record Office

Object ID:AC/WO/16(59)

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