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Lucas Barrett

 
 
Lucas Barrett Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 22, 2015
1. Lucas Barrett Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
Lucas Barrett F.G.S. F.L.S.
Director of the Jamaican Geological Survey
From 1859 to 1862
Who died while conducting underwater research
off Port Royal on December 19, 1862
aged twenty five years.
Erected by
The Geological Society of Jamaica
on the centenary of his death December 19, 1962
Original monument replaced by
The Geological Society of Jamaica
December 5, 2005

 
Erected 2005 by The Geological Society of Jamaica.
 
Location. 17° 56.245′ N, 76° 50.464′ W. Marker is in Port Royal, Kingston. Marker is on Tower Street just from Cagway Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is in the parking lot outside of St. Peter's Church in Port Royal.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Peter's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Port Royal (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); 'Ye Olde Parade Bar' (about 90 meters away); The Historic Royal Naval Hospital (about 180 meters away); The Great War 1914-1918 (about 210 meters away); H.M.S. "Aboukir"
Lucas Barrett Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 22, 2015
2. Lucas Barrett Marker
Saint Peter's Church is to the right of this marker.
(about 210 meters away); Fort Charles (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The 1907 and 1957 Jamaica Earthquakes (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Royal.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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