Preservation and Interpretation of the Early 20th-Century Spooner’s Cotton Ginnery on Saint Kitts

This project, which includes conservation and community engagement for the long-term sustainable management of the site, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to promote economic development and youth employment through heritage tourism.

One of the first in the Caribbean to transition from sugar to cotton production at the turn of the 20th century, Spooner’s cotton ginnery is the only surviving ginnery of its kind on St. Kitts. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details


Location: Saint Kitts and Nevis, Caribbean, Americas Organiser(s): Saint Christopher National Trust Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $68,250 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2017 Project Status: Completed
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