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The historical sites on this street are a testament to many of the individuals and families who were instrumental in the development of Harbour Island:

Sir George W.K. Roberts Library/Museum - it was dedicated in 1968, with the cornerstone laid by the late Sir Etienne Dupuch.

Higgs Family Tomb - the Higgs family dates back more than a century in Harbour Island.

Dundas Monument - this monument is dedicated to Lady Dundas, wife of former Governor C.C. Dundas, who visited here in 1939.

Roundhead 1939 - commemorating the contingent of round heads stationed here to protect the area in the 1600s.

The Administrator's Residence - this building has accommodated commissioners (island administrators) from 1900 to the present day.

Police Station/Administrative Block - built in 1890, under the Police Act; the Police Barracks were built in the 1960s.

Time Period Represented: 1600s to late 1900s

Visitor Fees (if any): None

Seasons Open: Year Round

Accessibility Notes: There is easy access for persons with mobility impairments and those in wheelchairs.

 Pet Friendly Notes
Leashed pets are welcome, but must be controlled.
 

For More Information, Contact:

Harbour Island Tourist Office
Bay Street, Dunmore Town, HI
(242) 333-2621

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Latitude: 25.499294000
Longitude: -76.636059000
Elevation: 50 FT (15 M)
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