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DevonHouse

One of Jamaica’s most celebrated historic landmarks,

the Devon House M ansion is the architecturaldream

of Jamaica’s first black milionaire, George Stiebel.

Having gained his wealth from gold mining in South

America,StiebelwasamongthreewealthyJamaicanswho

constructedelaboratehomesduringthelate19thcenturyat

thecornerofTrafalgarRoadandHopeRoad.Thiscorner

fittinglybecameknownastheM ilionaire’sCorner.

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A.D.1881

The Devon House mansion is a beautiful blend of

Caribbean and Georgian architecture,furnished with an

expertlycuratedcolectionofJamaican,EnglishandFrench

antiquepiecesandreproductions.TheM ansionoverlooksa

vastexpanseofperfectlymanicuredandlush,greenlawns.

Stiebel’slegacy liveson with thebeautifuly maintained

Devon House,which wasdeclared a nationalmonument

inin1990bytheJamaicaNationalHeritageTrust.Thiswas

doneundertheinstructionsoftheRt.Hon.EdwardSeaga,

whowasthenM inisterofDevelopmentandW elfarewith

responsibilityforculturalaffairs,andlaterPrimeM inister

ofJamaica.

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Devon House has since evolved from being home of

Jamaica’sfirstblackmilionaire,GeorgeStiebel,tobeing

synonymouswithfun,familyentertainmentandrecreation

inKingston,whereguestscantour,shop,dineandrelax.

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