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“Maroons from Accompong, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica,” from the National Library of Jamaica Photograph Collection, ca. 1968. Accompong is an historical Maroon village in the parish of St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. It is named after the Maroon leader, Accompong, brother of Quao, Cudjoe (or Kojo), Cuffy and Nanny, also Maroon leaders from the Ashanti family of Ghana.

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The first set of people in the new world to achieved their independence through guerilla warfare - Must be Jamaican

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Jamaica as it used to be

Striking images - shortly to be auctioned - show the Caribbean island in the early years of photography.

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Jamaica 1964 SG 224 Doctor Bird Fine Mint

Jamaica 1964 Doctor Bird Fine Mint SG Scott 224 Other West Indies and British Commonwealth Stamps HERE!

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Jamaica 1962 Independence SG 193 Fine Used

Jamaica 1962 Independence Fine Used SG 193 Scott 181 Other West Indies and British Commonwealth Stamps HERE!

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Appleton Estate 50 Year Old Jamaica Independence Reserve Rum

A very special 50 year old rum from Appleton Estate, bottled to commemorate 50 years of Jamaica's independence. The Appleton Estate Jamaica Independence Reserve Rum is limited to just 800 bottles w...

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