36 Children introduced to history & built heritage

Press Release from the Agency for Public Information – API.

Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines – Some (36) thirty-six children from the Edinboro & Ottley Hall Community were given the opportunity to learn about the social history and built heritage of their community from the 25th July to the 3rd of August 2022.

This was in the form of a Summer Programme which was held under the theme Loving and Caring for Our Community.

The Summer Programme was organised by members of theEdinboro / Ottley Hall community group.

The participants were engaged in information gathering on such aspects of the community’s history likeKing Ja Ja, the Bungalows, Fort Charlotte, and unique community names such as Monte Bello Estate, Cox Heath and Ross Castle.  

Participants visiting the relics of one of the Bungalows

Participants were guided by facilitators who guided them in the construction of their family trees   as well as to become engaged the recycling of some everyday trash. Table mats, baskets, toys and candle stands are some of the items which have been produced.

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