Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Torchlight Tour into the past

Date:

Share post:

A HAND desperately clawing through the food slot of Cell 50.

The buxom great-great-great grandmother of literary giant Frank Collymore, a freed slave amid the luxury of her plantation home. The original fire cart that carried a hose, but no water.

It was all part of the summer Torchlight Tour hosted by the Barbados Museum and Historical Society last Friday night. The former military prison at The Garrison played host to scores of locals and visitors, many of whom were eager to see the museum in a different light.

Marketing officer Janelle Edwards said this was the museum’s second Torchlight Tour, with the first having been rolled out to coincide with 2014’s International Museums Day.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

BWA pumping station offline

A Barbados Water Authority pumping station is offline to facilitate repair of a burst main at Vineyard, St...

Day of circus magic

The gymnasium at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex was transformed into a world of magic and fantasy as...

WANTED: Zebulun Jahlani Sawh

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Zebulun Jahlani Sawh alias “Karan” or “Zeb”, 22, who is...

Davis shines in main draw of tennis tourney

Barbadian Lucas Davis is the only indigenous player to emerge with a victory from the main draw of...