Nevis

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Nevis

 

the coastline of Nevis
St. Kitts in the background

Charlestown (Nevis), capital city, port, and the principle town on the island of Nevis, in the independent state of Saint Kitts and Nevis, in the West Indies. Charlestown is located at latitude 178' north and longitude 6237' west. Alexander Hamilton, American statesman, was born here in 1757. Population (1990) 1,200.

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 Museum of Nevis History

 

honoring Alexander Hamilton's birthplace

 

the Virginia settlers
stopped here on their way to Virginia in 1607

 

the Museum of Nevis history

 

the Library/Museum

 

story of the English Religious experience on the island

 

the Bank

 

main street of Nevis

 

the former Bath Hotel

 

the famous Montpelier Resort
(a favorite of English Royalty)

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Island Residences

 

 

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Traditional Houses, Nevis

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Interior Nevis

 

lush vegetation

 

old cane pressing sugar mill powered by oxen

 

later engine powered sugar mill

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Saba

 

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Saint Eustatius

 

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Saint Kitts

 

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