Moneague

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Moneague
Small Town
View of the destruction on Moneague lake during the 2006 flood
View of the destruction on Moneague lake during the 2006 flood
Moneague is located in Jamaica
Moneague
Moneague
Coordinates: 18°16′11″N 77°06′56″W / 18.26972°N 77.11556°W / 18.26972; -77.11556Coordinates: 18°16′11″N 77°06′56″W / 18.26972°N 77.11556°W / 18.26972; -77.11556
Country Jamaica
Parish Saint Ann

Moneague is a small town in Saint Ann, Jamaica on the main road between Kingston and Ocho Rios.

Watsonville Chapel, St. Anns's Jamaica (1850)[1]

In the colonial days, the town prospered as a stopover for the rich English on their journey.

Moneague is the location of the Jamaica Defence Force Moneague Training Camp originally developed by the British for the West India Regiment. This facility includes an airstrip.

The main attractions in the town are Moneague College (which is housed in the former colonial-era Moneague Hotel) and Moneague Lake. In 2006, the lake became the subject of headline news as it flooded its banks, destroying much local property.

References

  1. ^ "Watsonville Chapel, St. Anns's Jamaica". Wesleyan Juvenile Offering. London: Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society. VII: 92. August 1850. Retrieved 19 November 2015.

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