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Glendairy ‘next gem’

HEATHER-LYNN EVANSON, [email protected]

Glendairy ‘next gem’

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THE OLD JAILHOUSE could possibly rock.

In fact, Sir Henry Fraser believes Glendairy Prisons, built in 1855, could be the next Harrison’s Cave in terms of popularity as an attraction.

And Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite has admitted he has received correspondence, not only from the Barbados National Trust, but from others who see Glendairy’s potential to host Crop Over events.

Sir Henry was the master of ceremonies at Saturday night’s official decommissioning of Glendairy Prisons.

He has been a long-time advocate of its decommissioning, especially after the trust had to cancel the 1855 building as the showpiece of its open house programme this year.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.