Jamaica National Heritage Trust

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Jamaica National Heritage Trust
Abbreviation JNHT
Formation 1958
Type Statutory body
Purpose To promote, preserve and develop Jamaica's material cultural heritage[1]
Headquarters Hibbert House
Location
Coordinates 17°58′25″N 76°47′27″W / 17.973646°N 76.790727°W / 17.973646; -76.790727Coordinates: 17°58′25″N 76°47′27″W / 17.973646°N 76.790727°W / 17.973646; -76.790727
Region served
Jamaica
Official language
English
Main organ
Board of Trustees[2]
Parent organization
Jamaica Ministry of Information, Culture, Youth and Sports[3]
Staff
131[3]
Website http://www.jnht.com/

The Jamaica National Heritage Trust is responsible for the promotion, preservation, and development of Jamaica's material cultural heritage (buildings, monuments, bridges, etc.).[1]

The organisation maintains the list of National Heritage Sites in Jamaica.[4]

It is chartered by The Jamaica National Heritage Trust Act, 1985.[5]

History[edit]

In 1958, the Jamaica National Heritage Trust was founded as the Jamaica National Trust Commission, the name being changed to the present form in 1985.[6]

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