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Sam Sharpe - Statue


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Monument to Sam Sharpe who led the last and most significant slave uprising in Jamaica. In 1975, following independence, Sam Sharpe was made a National Hero. In his honour this square in Montigo Bay was renamed Sam Sharpe Square. Jamaica proclaimed Sharpe a National Hero with the posthumous title of Rt. Excellent Samuel Sharpe.

22nd Sep 2007 by Diane Earl


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