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Port Royal, Kingston, Jamaica
 

‘Ye Olde Parade Bar’

 
 
'Ye Olde Parade Bar' Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 22, 2015
1. 'Ye Olde Parade Bar' Marker
Inscription.
Built in the 18th century as a penny lodging and bar serving the population of Port Royal including the british sailors and soldiers stationed at Fort Charles.
During the last century it was managed by a chinese family who remained in control until Hurricane Charlie destroyed the building in 1951.
The sloped platform upstairs bears testimony to the lasting effect of the earthquake of 1907.
Restored by the Port Royal Brotherhood on 27th MAY 2008

 
Erected 2008 by Port Royal Brotherhood.
 
Location. 17° 56.297′ N, 76° 50.452′ W. Marker is in Port Royal, Kingston. Marker is on Norman Manley Highway just from Cagway Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Port Royal (a few steps from this marker); Lucas Barrett (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Great War 1914-1918 (about 120 meters away); St. Peter's Church (about 120 meters away); The Historic Royal Naval Hospital (about 210 meters away); H.M.S. "Aboukir" (approx. 0.3 kilometers
'Ye Olde Parade Bar' Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 22, 2015
2. 'Ye Olde Parade Bar' Marker
away); Fort Charles (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The 1907 and 1957 Jamaica Earthquakes (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Royal.
 
Categories. DisastersMan-Made Features
 
The Evon Clarke Building additional marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 22, 2015
3. The Evon Clarke Building additional marker
This additional marker on the far right of the building reads:
'Ye Olde Parade Bar'
Renamed
The Evon Clarke Building
In recognition of the sterling contribution of
Commander Evon 'Scotty' Clarke,
One of Port Royal's finest sons and a driving force behind the restoration of this historic building. He has served his country with commendable distinction as KSAC Councillor, Director of Port Royal Brotherhood and contingent Commander of the JDF U.N. troops in Haiti. A recipient of the United Nations Medal, the United States Army Achievement Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal of Jamaica.
This plaque was unveiled by Rear Admiral Hardly Lewin CD, JP on 27th MAY 2008
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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