Port Royal, Kingston, Jamaica
Horatio Nelson in Jamaica
You who tread his footprints
remember his glory.
Location. 17° 56.102′ N, 76° 50.568′ W. Marker is in Port Royal, Kingston. Marker can be reached from Norman Manley Highway. Touch for map. The marker is mounted to the western interior wall of the Fort Charles historical site.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Charles (within shouting distance of this marker); The 1907 and 1957 Jamaica Earthquakes (within shouting distance of this marker); H.M.S. "Aboukir" (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter's Church (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Historic Royal Naval Hospital (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Lucas Barrett (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Welcome to Port Royal (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); 'Ye Olde Parade Bar' (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Royal.
Regarding Horatio Nelson in Jamaica. Nelson was assigned to Fort Charles in Port Royal, Jamaica for about 30 months from 1779-1781. During most of this time he was ill with recurring bouts of malaria. In 1780 he did launch an attack from Port Royal on San Juan,
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • War, US Revolutionary •
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