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The Fig Tree Park

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The Fig Tree Park

This park has been used as a meeting place for all the seamen and farmers of Harbour Island over the years; they would sit here and discuss what was going on in their lives. The namesake fig tree once hosted the town bulletin board before phones and other digital media became the preferred means of communication.

In August 1992, Hurricane Andrew destroyed the popular fig tree, which had stood for more than 75 years. A new tree has since been planted to replace the ancient landmark.

Time Period Represented: Early 1990s

Visitor Fees (if any): None

Seasons Open: Year Round

Accessibility Notes: This site is wheelchair friendly.

 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

Boundaries and names shown do not necessarily reflect the map policy of the National Geographic.

Latitude: 25.500123000
Longitude: -76.637178000
Elevation: 34 FT (10 M)
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