Hanover Museum

Institute of Jamaica & Hanover Historical Society


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Hanover formed a significant part of Jamaica's sugar belt, and therefore of its slavery stronghold. The museum chronicles the history of Hanover, one of the parishes that was home to the Tainos, Jamaica's first inhabitants, and records the arrival of the African indentured immigrants from Itaji, Nigeria who gave the Ettu dance to Jamaica. It also records how Jamaica became a picturesque getaway for the wealthy.

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