Celebrate Black History Month - New Jamaica Nostalgia Photos Added
Celebrate Black History month with a look back at the past. We have added over 30 new photos of Jamaica's past to our Nostalgia photo gallery. There are some amazing photos of Jamaica and Jamaicans, including one titled "Jamaican Negro Peasants". Check out these new Jamaica Past photos today.
The Tramways of Kingston, Jamaica
The island of Jamaica is about 50 miles wide and 150 miles long. Its north coast is about 100 miles south of Cuba and 100 miles west of Haiti. Jamaica was a British colony from 1655 until 1958; it became a fully independent state in 1962. A steam railroad that opened in 1845 between its capital, Kingston, and Spanish Town was one of the first railroads in the Americas, preceded only by lines in the U.S., Canada and Cuba. Kingston's population was about 50,000 in 1900, is about 100,000 today.
Beijing Olympic 2008 Photos
Last month Jamaica had it's most successfully Olympics in history. Check out Beijing Olympic Pictures in Beijing Olympic 2008 Photo Gallery courtesy of the Caribbean Association of China. Show your appreciation and congratulate the Jamaican Olympic team by signing our online guest book
. We will print it and sent to Jamaica to be presented to the team.
Jamaica Past With Nostalgia Photos
Celebrate Jamaica's 46th Independence with a look back at the past. We have added over 30 new photos of Jamaica's past to our Nostalgia photo gallery. Check out these new Jamaica Past photos today.
Jamaica:the Island and people...
An overview of Jamaica, the Island and people...
Historical Dates in Jamaica
Who was the first Jamaican National Hero? Who was the first Miss Jamaica to win Miss World?
Brief History of Jamaica.
Information on the History of Jamaica.
JAMAICA:A BRIEF OVERVIEW
A detailed overveiw of Jamaica.
A map of Jamaica and other key cities in Jamaica.
Pictorial of Road to the Jamaican Coat of Arms
Jamaica was the territory of The United Kingdom from 1655-1962. The road to the Jamaican Coat of Arms was short but memorable. Below is a pictorial of the Jamaican Coat of Arms. The banner under the Taino man and woman used to say "INDVS VTERQVE SERVIET VNI" which mean "The two Indian will serve as one". It was changed on On July 13, 1962 to say "Out of Many, One People".
Pictorial of Road to the Jamaican Flag
A Pictorial of Road to the Jamaican Flag
History of The Accompong Maroons
A detailed of history of The Accompong Maroons in Jamaica.