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, as travelers to this part of the Cayman Islands will have easy access to this historic attraction during their time there. With only a few accommodations around the neighborhood surrounding this historical site, only moderate tourist movement can be anticipated.

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

Location and What's Nearby

Restaurant options aren't widely available in the region surrounding the museum Spellman Mclaughlin Home, yet you might find a place or two to grab a bite to eat. Tropical Delight Restaurant, which serves Caribbean food, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Kirkconnell’s Market Deli and La Esperanza are some of the other dining possibilities in the area. At La Esperanza you and your group should make it a point not to ask for your check without ordering a plate of their specialty, seafood.


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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