Rose Hall, Guyana
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Rose Hall was once owned by Dutch planters and later purchased by field slaves. In 1908, it acquired village status; and it wasn't until 1970 that it became a town. Rose Hall has an area of 13 km² and a population of about 8,000.
Rose Hall is divided into three wards: Middle Rose Hall, East Rose Hall and Williamsburg.
Points of interest
Rose Hall is hub for the surrounding areas where people comes to buy raw materials for clothing and grocery in the Berbice region. It is lined with two banks and a stores lined the main public roads. Most of the stores are clothing stores and grocery stores. Rose Hall Town, is located 14 miles from New Amsterdam and serves a central hub for lower and upper Berbice region.
- Nezam Hafiz (1969–2001), Guyanese-American cricketer, killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York City.Also Nermalla Sewnarine died on September 11, 2001. She hailed from Rose Hall Town Guyana. She was an employee of Franklin Templeton Financial House 93rd floor of the south tower.
- "Player profile: Nezam Hafiz". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
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