Kingstown, Saint George, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
King Jugbo-Jugbo Fem
(King Ja Ja of Opobo - 1821 to 1891) lived at this site. One of many during his years of exile (1888-1891) by the British from Opobo in West Africa.
King Ja Ja was banished to ensure British dominance especially in the palm oil trade in what is now Ghana.
The King was never able to realize his dearest wish of returning to Opobo. He died en route in Tenerife on 7th July 1981 (sic, 1891).
Location. 13° 9.49′ N, 61° 14.447′ W. Marker is in Kingstown, Saint George. Marker is on Edinborough Rd. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to Fort Charlotte (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Fort Charlotte (about 240 meters away); Saint Vincent World War I Monument (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Kingstown Old Public Library (approx. 2 kilometers away); Byera Tunnel (approx. 17.2 kilometers away in Charlotte).
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