This Day In Jamaican History

On this day in Jamaican History – Maroon Captain Quao & the Windward Peace Treaty

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On June 23, 1739 Maroon military leader and hero, Captain Quao (The Invisible Hunter) signed the Windward Peace Treaty to end an eight-year war with the British in eastern Jamaica. Quao was Nanny’s successor. Since 2006 the Charles Town Maroon Community has held an annual Quao Day victory celebration on June 23rd .

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