National Heroes Sites

The birthplaces and former residences of our national heroes are important national treasures, which over the years have acquired special sentimental value for not only the residents of the communities in which they are located, but also for Jamaicans as a whole.

Stony Gut - Structure at Stony Gut Parish: St.Thomas Stony Gut, a small village located in the parish of St. Thomas, is the birth place of Jamaica’s National Hero, Paul Bogle. He was a deacon of the Baptist Church, located in the same
Roxborough - Roxborough Parish: Manchester Roxborough, located in the parish of Manchester, is the birthplace of National Hero, the Right Excellent Norman Washington Manley. This property was originally a part of an estate recorded as “Roxbro Castle”. During the late Nineteenth Century,
Regardless - House at Regardless Parish: St. Andrew The Rt. Excellent Norman Manley, National Hero of Jamaica, former Premier and Founder of the People’s National Party is intimately associated with “Regardless”, in that, in 1962 it became his place of residence. Drumblair
Cherry Garden Great House - Cherry Garden Great House Parish: St. Andrew The Cherry Garden property was originally a sugar estate. Colonel Ezekiel Gomersall was the first owner. After Gomersall’s death the property was passed into the hands of his second wife and nephew Ezekiel
Liberty Hall - Liberty Hall Parish: Kingston National Hero, the Rt. Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, was born in St. Ann’s Bay from humble beginnings but by the time of his death in 1940, had become an international figure who had travelled the continents
Blenheim - Blenheim Parish: Hanover Blenheim, a small rural hilly district in Hanover, is the birthplace of Sir Alexander Bustamante, the first Jamaican to be awarded the honour of National Hero while alive. Blenheim is believed to be named after Blenheim Palace
32 Market Street - Marcus Mosiah Garvey Parish: St. Ann 32 Market Street St Ann’s Bay is the birthplace of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jamaica’s first National Hero. He was born there on August 17, 1887, the youngest of eleven children. He came from very
24 Tucker Avenue - Parish: St. Andrew 24 Tucker Avenue 24 Tucker Avenue is the former residence of the late Sir Alexander Bustamante . In 1940 Bustamante was held in detention at Up Park Camp for allegedly inciting workers to protest against low wages