Over the years the Old Baptist Manse has served many functions. It began as the first Masonic Lodge of Jamaica and eventually became the private home of William Knibb, The Great Emancipator of Jamaica and Baptist Minister. In 1961 the residence would be converted into the William Knibb Memorial High School. Today it is used mainly has a historic site and Baptist meeting place.
Built of stone like many early Falmouth buildings, the Old Baptist Manse stands tall and strong. The building is clearly marked by signs telling of the building's history.
Those wishing to visit Old Baptist Manse may choose to book their trip in Falmouth, since travelers to this region of Jamaica will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site during their time there. With only a small number of hotels around the region within the vicinity of this historical site, less than average tourist movement can be bargained for.
|Franklyn D. Resort||Resort||--||--|
|Retreat Guesthouse Luxury Suites||Guest house||--||--|
There are plenty of eateries to select from in the area immediately near this historical site. The most convenient restaurant is Down South Restaurant are additional refreshment choices nearby. At Down South Restaurant you and your party might try a bit of Caribbean cuisine and experience the flavors of Jamaica., which offers Jamaican meals. and
Location: Falmouth, Jamaica
Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.