Anyone with a fascination for cemeteries and an interest in Jewish history will want to take the short 20-minute walk to the nearly 200-year old Falmouth Jewish Cemetery. This cemetery is one of twenty-one documented Jewish cemeteries in Jamaica.
- Enjoy a leisurely walk to and from the cemetery through streets featuring rich Georgian architecture, including several national monuments.
- Delve into the little known history of the Jews of Jamaica and discover how they came to be the island’s oldest continuous community.
- Stroll around tombstones that have many stories to tell, including a Jewish Jamaican family that can trace its roots back to the Spanish Inquisition, calling Amsterdam, Bordeaux, the Channel Islands, Cincinnati and Jamaica home.
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