My! We have grown! From a refuge for survivors of the 1692 earthquake in Port Royal, to being named the capital of Jamaica in 1872, a country which gained political Independence from Great Britain 90 years later, this relatively young city has carved for itself an interesting history recorded by many.
Emily Mann's March 24, 2016 article in theguardian makes for interesting reading. Check it out here.
Amidst all the growth in visual structures is a vibrancy that comes from the spirit of a resilient people such that Kingston has been designated a Creative City of Music. Come visit with us and experience why.