Caribbean Culture: Houses, History & Hamilton

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Lecturers
Joanne Freeman
Yale University
Reeve Huston
Duke University
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Rediscover long-forgotten connections between the Caribbean and early America

Discover the forgotten connections between the Caribbean and 18th-century America on a cruise aboard the legendary Sea Cloud. From Barbados, sail to Nevis, the birthplace of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, to visit his childhood home. Call at St. Kitts and St. Eustatius, two small islands whose histories shaped the course of the American Revolution. Enjoy the white-sand beaches of St. Barthélemy before stepping ashore at Iles des Saintes, site of the most significant naval battle ever fought in the Caribbean between the British and the French. Explore the natural volcanic wonders of St. Lucia before returning to Barbados. Optional Barbados prelude.

 
Program Rates From:
$8,999
Summary
• Spend seven nights aboard the elegant sailing yacht Sea Cloud, originally built for cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post
• Stroll in spectacular tropical gardens on Nevis, St. Lucia, and other islands
• Visit the childhood home of Alexander Hamilton on the island of Nevis
• Explore Brimstone Hill, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where a decisive battle in the American Revolution occurred
• Swim at exquisite hidden beaches and snorkel in clear blue waters
Program Rates From:
$8,999
Summary
• Spend seven nights aboard the elegant sailing yacht Sea Cloud, originally built for cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post
• Stroll in spectacular tropical gardens on Nevis, St. Lucia, and other islands
• Visit the childhood home of Alexander Hamilton on the island of Nevis
• Explore Brimstone Hill, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where a decisive battle in the American Revolution occurred
• Swim at exquisite hidden beaches and snorkel in clear blue waters

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