Haiti Reconstruction - Plans to Rebuild Jean-Jacques Dessalines' Residence in town of Marchand Dessalines


PHOTO: Haiti Reconstruction - Site de la Maison de Jean-Jacques Dessalines a Marchand Dessalines
A few weeks ago I decided to do a little "Tourist Local" and found myself in Marchand Dessalines Haiti, the first Capital of the Republic, that's where I discovered the Government's plan to rebuild the Residence of Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines...

Marchand Dessalines has quite a few historical sites I visited a few of them...

Look... PHOTO from Marchand Dessalines Haiti

From what I gathered from the local residents, the original homes of Homes of Colonel Charlotin Marcadieu, Dessalines' wife Claire Heureuse, and two little houses owned by Emperor Jean Jacques Dessalines still exists in the city of Marchand. I took some pictures, I will upload them soon!

JJ Dessaline's home was destroyed by a hurricane Allen back in 1980.

The Haitian Government has a gate around the property and they will rebuild it back to it's original look.

What do you think about that?

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Comments...

Weiner Victor This is great, we should all be pride
Reply · August 10 at 6:17 AM
Cj I wish I was there to welcome....Thanks for going Marchand is the best city...make sure you visit during fete sainte claire August10-12
Reply · August 05 at 6:38 PM
Patrick Princivil This is a disgrace, koté ti coco-rat pied sal sa yo de ka rétiré esclav yo nan pat zago blan Français? Gadé vyé lwa... see more
Reply · August 05 at 12:05 PM
Kelvin Scoon GREAT IDEA. Haiti should set up a committee to research and restore ALL the historical sites. The UN may be able to provide funding if asked. *Great... see more
Reply · August 05 at 10:32 AM

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