Lighthouse of Trinidad and Tobago. Scarborough Light, Tobago, May 2009

Lighthouse of Trinidad and Tobago. Scarborough Light, Tobago, May 2009 Caribbean Islands

Market Square, Scarborough Tobago 1912  Emancipation in 1834 did not hit Tobago nearly as hard as Trinidad since unlike the latter, Tobago had no free crown lands for ex-slaves to squat upon and thus those who did not emigrate were compelled to continue working for the planters. In order to keep sugar estates going, the metayage system developed which was a form of sharecropping . Under the system,

Market Square, Scarborough Tobago 1912 Emancipation in 1834 did not hit Tobago…

Scarborough Court House, Tobago. 1877 photo showing the original portico and unplastered walls. In the centre of Market Square (now APT James Square) can be seen a stone slab which was an old gravestone for a British official who died in the 1770s. It was also used, according to legend as an auction block for slaves which is where Market Square got its name. This gravestone was removed and destroyed when the space was being upgraded as a promenade about a decade ago

The first real organised governance of Tobago began when British Lt Governor Alexander Brown landed in King’s Bay on November where he was greeted with a guard of honour. At the point in time, the capital was at Studley Park, in a settlement c

Scarborough Tobago

Read about the numerous possibilities when it comes to things to do in Scarborough Tobago and see why tourism is increasing here.

Scarborough, Tobago. At the port

Trinidad & Tobago Inter-island Ferries Docked In Scarborough

Scarborough waterfront

Scarborough waterfront

Scarborough Waterfront 1940

Scarborough Waterfront 1940

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