St Mary - rich in history
The parish of St. Mary was once a bustling centre for trade in banana and sugar. From the period of the Spanish rule in Jamaica, the parish capital, Port Maria, with its naturally laid out port was seen as an important centre for commerce and trade,...
Harmony Hall is a rich historical treasure
Harmony Hall restaurant
Harmony Hall Art Gallery, Craft shop, boutique and restaurant in Tower Isle represents one of the rich historical treasures and legacy that abounds in St. Mary.
Built in the nineteenth century of stone and daub, it once housed a
The Port Maria Civic Centre – recapturing th
Gracing the charming coastline of St. Mary's capital is one of the most beautiful historical edifices, the Port Maria Civic Centre, which has been created from the ruins of the burnt out Court House to stand as an example of restored Jamaican Georgi
Brief Profile of St. Mary
The parish of St. Mary was probably so called from the port, Puerto Santa Maria, thus named by the Spaniards and now known as Port Maria...
St. Mary is traditional folk form Mecca
The parish of St. Mary has played an integral part in the development of the nation’s culture. Research has shown that the traditional Dinki Mini dance originated in St. Mary.
One district in the parish, which is full of cultural heritage, is Ro