Unearthing Treasure in Orange Valley

Upon the invitation extended by Dr. Ivor Conolley of Falmouth Heritage Renewal in collaboration with the University of Virginia Field School in Historic Preservation & the Digital Archaeological Archives of Comparative Slavery (DAACS), I along with a few members of … Continue reading

Have you been to Hampden Estate?

Hampden estate is one of the oldest sugar plantations still in operation in Jamaica and claims over 3500 acres. It is renowned throughout Jamaica’s rum history for its full, intensely flavorful pot still rums and most recently the ‘Rum fire … Continue reading

All Hail Annandale; great Great House

Hope you enjoyed visiting Liberty Hill Great House and Geddes Great House with me! Next up is Annandale Great House, located outside the village of Epworth, near Ocho Rios. I was quite excited about this one since I was told that my grandfather once worked … Continue reading