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Day 70 of 365 Things to Do, See & Eat in Jamaica – Pay Your Respects to William Knibb

Falmouth Baptist Church
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William Knibb was a minister and abolitionist who died in 1845 and buried at the Falmouth Baptist Church. The monument to Knibb was erected by emancipated slaves who were helped by the minister. He received the Order of Merit in Jamaica posthumously in 1988 on the 150th anniversary of the abolition of slavery on the island. Knibb was the first white man to receive this honor in Jamaica.

In case you missed any of the past “365 Things to Do, See and Eat in Jamaica“, here they are all together.

About 365 Things to Do, See and Eat in Jamaica
Jamaica has so many unique foods, places and events to offer. These things are often missed by visitors to Jamaica and even locals. Our goal is to have you try new things and see what Jamaica has to fully offer with something to do 365 days of the year. Please note that these are all our opinions and we are always open to suggestions.

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