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DID YOU KNOW?

By Anselma Aimable

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Did you know a system for bringing potable water into Castries was completed and put into  action in 1848?

Did you know in 1861 the population of St. Lucia was 26,674? In 1871 a census showed the population as 31,610 and the 1881 the population was recorded as 38,551.

Did you know on March 17, 1885 a new Windward Islands Government was established?  It comprised St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenada and Tobago, with headquarters in Grenada.

Source: Outlines of St. Lucia’s History by Rev. Fr. Charles Jesse – 1994

This feature runs every Tuesday and Thursday. It is written 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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3 comments

  1. I eh lyin. I missed my feature.

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  2. Very informative good job

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  3. Nice Vibes!!

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