Rum: Pieces of the Past

Excerpt from Rebecca Tortello’s Pieces of the Past: A Stroll Down Jamaica’s Memory Lane The English are said to have been the first to begin making rum from fermented sugar cane. Although the exact origin of the word rum is not known, it is commonly believed to come from the English word “rumbullion” which means “great tumult.”[…]

Facts About Falmouth: Pieces of the Past

                      Excerpt from Rebecca Tortello’s Pieces of the Past: A Stroll Down Jamaica’s Memory Lane As Falmouth was established, government offices were relocated and churches such as St. Peter’s Anglican Church (located in the town centre) were built. Today, St. Peter’s, with its 1842 extension, stands as[…]