Constant Spring, Jamaica

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Constant Spring
Constant Spring is located in Jamaica
Constant Spring
Constant Spring
Coordinates: 17°58′22.8″N 76°45′44.03″W / 17.973000°N 76.7622306°W / 17.973000; -76.7622306Coordinates: 17°58′22.8″N 76°45′44.03″W / 17.973000°N 76.7622306°W / 17.973000; -76.7622306
CountryJamaica
CityKingston
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)

Constant Spring is a residential neighbourhood in the north of Kingston, Jamaica.

Constant Spring plantation

Constant Spring plantation was one of the Regimental Plantations. It was developed by Lt.-Colonel Henry Archibold during the military occupation following the English invasion of Jamaica. Commander William Brayne described it as "one of the best plantations in the island".[1]:136

Popular culture

Constant Spring is referred to in a string of mid-1970s songs, Trinity's "Three Piece Suit and Thing", Lee Perry and Junior Dread's "Sufferer's Heights", and Althea and Donna's "Uptown Top Ranking".

References

  1. ^ Otremba, Eric (2012). "Enlightened Institutions: Science, Plantations, and Slavery in the English Atlantic, 1626-1700". University Digital Conservancy. University of Minnesota.