The Citadel, Brimstome Hill, St. Kitts, B.W.I.

Show simple item record Stephens, J.E. 2009-03-03T13:09:31Z 2009-03-03T13:09:31Z 2009-03-03T13:09:31Z
dc.description Colour: White and black; Style: Landscape; Other: Bordered, Divided en
dc.description.abstract Sitting 790 feet above sea level, the British first mounted cannon in 1690 and construction continued, intermittently for just over 100 years. In 1782, the French laid siege to the fort which lead to the British surrendering. However in 1783, the Treaty of Paris restored St. Kitts along with the adjacent island of Nevis back to the British. In 1987 Brimstone Hill was declared a National Park and in 1999 was declared a World Heritage Site. In its prime is was called "The Gibraltar of the West Indies." en
dc.description.sponsorship Funding for this project has been provided by Mrs. Irma E. Goldstraw. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Printed in Saxony en
dc.rights Please contact the Main Library, The University of the West Indies for permission to use the digitized images. en
dc.subject Postcards en
dc.subject St. Kitts and Nevis en
dc.subject Fortification--St. Kitts and Nevis en
dc.subject National parks and reserves--St. Kitts and Nevis en
dc.subject World Heritage areas--St. Kitts and Nevis en
dc.title The Citadel, Brimstome Hill, St. Kitts, B.W.I. en
dc.type Image en

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