Saint Vincent and the Grenadines National Trust

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Meet our predecessors. Explore the world of the ancient people who once called St Vincent home.

Established in 1969, The National Trust is charged with the preservation of the natural, historic, cultural and built heritage of Saint Vicnent and the Grenadines, on behalf of its people.

 

The National Trust owns several historic site and cares for many more. It has a membership of several hundred and aims to be active in the cultural life of nation.

 

We look forward to seeing you soon, as an active member or as a welcome visitor to our sites.

Visit our heritage

Fort Duvernette

Carnegie Building

Layou Petroglyph Park

The Colony Standard Weights acquired

The National Trust has recently gained possession of a large collection of 19th Century weights and measures

Securing the Yambou I Petroglyph

Read about the National Trust's mammoth project to move the Yambou Petroglyphs from their location at the Argyle Airport site.

Plans to Protect St Vincent’s Whales

The National Trust is working to help preserve St Vincent and the Grenadine's maritime heritage

LATEST NEWS

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Fort Charlotte

The Curator's House

STUDENT VISITS

The National Trust has recently placed a major focus on youth and education. School visits have been organised to both the National Trust’s collections in the Carnegie Building but also to some of the National Trusts properties, such as Fort Duvernette. These visits have been for children of all ages—schools who have visited the Trust include Fair Hall Government School, Head Start Pre-school, Camden Park Seconday school, as well as children taking part in the National Libraries Summer Programme.

 

 

Email us to organise a visit.

 

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Get your copy today!

The SVG National Trust (SVGNT) launches Book Series!

 

The 1st book entitled "Set in Stone: The Rock Art of St. Vincent and the Grenadines" written by Ms. Kathy Martin, features the Rock Art & Petroglyphs of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, with original colour photographs of every Petroglyph.

 

The 2nd book is entitled "The prehistoric artefacts of St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Understanding Past Life-ways", written by Dr. Margaret Bradford. The book discusses the many things learnt from the artefacts and features about the life-ways of the early inhabitants of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It also explores the pottery chronology, social organization, paleoenvironment, subsistence, technology, trade and belief systems of the prehistoric people.

 

Both books are retailed at ECD$39.95 or USD$15.00 per copy.

 

To purchase a copy; stop by the SVGNT Secretariat, call:784-451-2921 or email: [email protected] or make your order today!