Spellman Mclaughlin Home

Set on the island of Cayman Brac, the Spellman McLaughlin Home is one of the few that survived a deadly and destructive hurricane in 1932. It was built by McLaughlin himself between the years of 1926 and 1930, and stands as one of the only remaining examples of classic Bracker architecture in the Cayman Islands.

What to Expect

Brunzil Rivers, daughter of Spellman McLaughlin, still lives in the home and offers tours on a regular basis. Though some modern modifications have been made, this property still offers a glimpse into the history of Cayman Brac.

The Spellman McLaughlin Home is a beautiful whitewashed clapboard structure with green trimming built from pine timber that he brought to the island himself from North Florida and South Georgia. Using hand made wooden pegs rather than nails more often than not, McLaughlin built the home from the ground up.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Spellman Mclaughlin Home may choose to book their trip in Creek, since those staying in this region of the Cayman Islands will be excited to have easy site access during their time there. With only a small number of accommodations around the area surrounding Spellman Mclaughlin Home, much less foot traffic can be bargained on.

Hotels near Spellman Mclaughlin Home
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Carib Sands Beach Resort Resort 8.0 mi. ( km) SW
Brac Reef Beach Resort Resort 8.9 mi. ( km) WSW

Location and What's Nearby

If you've had enough time on your feet, and are ready to eat, you will have their choice of a small number of dining options near Spellman Mclaughlin Home. The most nearby restaurant is Almond Tree Cafe, which serves Caribbean dishes. Also within reach, you and your party will come across eateries including Blackies Restaurant and Tropical Delight Restaurant so with any luck, at least one of these nearby dining establishments will humor the whole group.


Operating Hours

There are no set operating hours, instead, guests are to call ahead and make an appointment to see the home.


It is free to tour the Spellman McLaughlin Home.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (345) 949-0121

Location: Northeast Bay Road, Creek, Cayman Brac


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