Davidson House

This large house was owned by Mary Gairdner after she bought it in 1822. Gairdner was a freed black woman and extensive land owner, a rare thing in 1800's Jamaica. Today it serves as an insight to early Jamaican architecture and lifestyle.


The Davidson House is large even by modern standards, encompassing two stories that both include an outdoor porch. The yellow and white building is, however, in disrepair and needs some major renovation. Other than that, a sign outside the building will tell visitors the tale of the Davidson House and its owners.

Staying Close

Davidson House is located in Falmouth, ensuring guests staying in this area of Jamaica will be excited to have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. You won't find the area surrounding the historical site flooded with tourists, especially as there aren't many lodgings in the vicinity.

Hotels near Davidson House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Fisherman's Inn Hotel -- --
Franklyn D. Resort Resort -- --
Retreat Guesthouse Luxury Suites Guest house -- --
Royalton White Sands Resort -- --

Location and What's Nearby

There is a modest selection convenient out-of-doors enterprises to pursue while you and your group are not exploring Davidson House. Vacationers interested in trying out their talents on the course, can do so at the nearest golfing facility, which is Cinnamon Hill Course. Lazy hours can also be planned at Half Moon Beach, the most close-by beach. Though you might find your options limited, a few additional comparable outdoor options to choose from nearby. You will discover plenty of indoor places to visit within a reasonable distance. The two nearest other landmarks to this landmark are Falmouth Court House and Good Hope Great House, and they are both within walking distance.


Contact Information

Location: Falmouth, Jamaica


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