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Did you know in June 1921, St. Lucia was represented at the first West Indian Medical Conference which was held in Demerara?
Did you know the Canada-West Indies Trade Agreement came into effect on September 01, 1921?
Did you know it was on July 31, 1929 a memorial was unveiled at the Carnegie Library in Castries to honor the men who lost their lives in the First World War?
Did you know a Child Welfare Association was formed in Castries during 1929?
Did you know the Castries Fire Station was completely destroyed by fire on April 01, 1916?
Source: Outlines of St. Lucia’s History by Rev. Fr. Charles Jesse – 1994
This feature runs every Tuesday and Thursday. It is compiled by daughter of the soil Anselma Aimable, a former agricultural officer and former correspondent for Caribbean Net News, who has a deep interest in local culture and history. Send ideas and tips to [email protected]
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- DID YOU KNOW 26 St. Lucians died when HMS Good Hope was sunk in battle in 1914?
- Did you know NYC’s first black borough president was a Saint Lucian?
- Did you know St. Lucia, Dominica, and St. Vincent adopted a species of parrot as their national bird?
- Did you know Annatto is the seed or extract from the achiote tree?
- Did you know there is a waterfall in Dennery called Sault/Saut Falls?
- DID YOU KNOW Dennery Knob, one of the most isolated coastlines of St. Lucia?
- DID YOU KNOW Saint Lucian Desta Michelle Murray is the only female airworthiness inspector with ECCAA?
- DID YOU KNOW Castries had developed quickly in the 19th century?