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Cockburn Town, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands — Caribbean Region (Atlantic Ocean)
 

Sunnyside

 
 
Sunnyside Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, October 23, 2008
1. Sunnyside Marker
Inscription. This house, which always has been known as Sunnyside, was originally located on a cay off South Caicos called Sail Rock Cay. It was built in the 1870s and has the distinction of being one of the most famous houses on Front Street. It was moved board by board to its present location on Grand Turk by Mrs. Mary Jones, wife of the late Father Clifford Jones of St. Thomas Parish Church. Now, the house is owned by Mitch Rolling of Blue Water Divers and the leader of "High Tide," Grand Turk's own Ripsaw Blues Band. (Marker Number #22.)
 
Location. 21° 28.257′ N, 71° 8.845′ W. Marker is in Cockburn Town, Grand Turk. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Grant's Alley N, on the left when traveling south on Front Street. Click for map. Sunnyside is in downtown Cockburn Town on the west coast of Grand Turk Island, overlooking Front Street and an area for public parking along the Caribbean Sea. Marker is at or near this postal address: Front Street, Cockburn Town, Grand Turk 00109-9000, Turks and Caicos Islands.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Free Mason's Lodge (a few steps from this marker); The History of the West (within shouting distance of this marker); Crofton Coverley House
Sunnyside and Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, October 23, 2008
2. Sunnyside and Marker
Front Street is seen in the foreground. The Marker is mounted on the outside wall to the right of the fenced section. Note the sign on the house itself includes a hyphen in the name.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Grant Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Timco (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Todds (about 90 meters away); Miramar (about 90 meters away); Victoria Public Library (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Cockburn Town.
 
More about this marker. Marker is mounted to the right of the front gate on a short, white, exterior wall which encircles the house and property.
 
Regarding Sunnyside. Sunnyside is a two-story, white and grey structure with a covered front porch, exterior staircase, and a pale turquoise roof with dormer windows . The building's frame construction utilizes wood and corrugated tin.
 
Additional keywords. Relocation
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Sunnyside Marker, seen at Front Street and Freemason Alley image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 11, 2011
3. Sunnyside Marker, seen at Front Street and Freemason Alley
 
 
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