Rising formidably to almost 800 feet above sea level, the Brimstone Hill Fortress is an imposing sight. The apex of this massive fortress, most of whose structures date to the late 18th century, is the Fort George Citadel. From the Citadel’s Gundeck and Places-of-Arms one is afforded spectacular views of Mount Liamigua and the neighbouring islands of Saba, St. Eustatius (Statia), St. Bartholomew (St. Barths) and Nevis.
Figure 1. Mount Liamigua from the Eastern Place-of-Arms at the Fort George Citadel. Photo courtesy Cameron Gill. Continue reading →
The Southeast Peninsula is perhaps the last major economic frontier on St. Kitts. The heritage resources of this area are both natural and cultural. The natural environment is particularly significant because the special geography of the area allowed for a different development from the rest of the island. Continue reading →