Category archives: News Sheets

  • THE SCNT MUKTI RESEARCH & DOCUMENTATION CENTRE The establishment of the MUKTI Research and Documentation Centre (MRDC) was one of the first actions undertaken by the former St. Christopher Heritage Society (SCHS) which was established in 1989. It was out of this organization that in 2009 the St[...]
  • Carnival preceding Lent has always had a spiritual dimension especially as it relates to Catholic countries but the holding of Carnival at Christmas, a major event in the Christian calendar, might for those same societies seem a sacrilege! Read More
  • THE NATIONAL MUSEUM—AN IMPORTANT TOURIST ATTRACTION The National Museum of St. Kitts is a very important institution. We would like to do more to highlight our colourful history and culture, but unfortunately we don't have the space and objects necessary to do so. We encourage nationals to visit an[...]
  • THE SCNT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TO BE HELD AT the Trust Office on TUESDAY 29TH OCTOBER, 2013 at 5pm Members of the SCNT have been notified by email and by mail of the upcoming AGM. All members of the Board will vacate their positions and a full slate of candidates will be elected. Nominations have b[...]
  • On September 19th 2013, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis celebrated its 30th year of Independence, an important milestone in the life of the Nation and its citizens. Among the fanfare and commemoration activities throughout the country, the SCNT travelled ‘Back In Time’ via the St. Kitts Sceni[...]
  • It is near the site of the present church that the first Anglican Parish Church in the West Indies is thought to have been erected. The founder of the first English settlement Captain Thomas Warner recruited Rev. John Featley to come to St.Kitts to minister the new colony. The original Church is bel[...]
  • Spooner’s Estate is located east of the town of Cayon. The site, one of those vested in the SCNT, affords fine views of the surrounding countryside, is rich in agro-industrial history spanning both the sugar and cotton periods, and contains the only surviving cotton ginnery on the island. Read Full[...]
  • Liburd and Associates are in the final stages of doing a general clean up of historic Spooner’s Ginnery in Cayon, one of the sites vested in the SCNT. Board Members Schneidman Warner and Austin Gumbs have been leading this effort with assistance from community members and groups. Thanks to funds mad[...]
  • The appearance of termite infestations in certain parts of the Museum caused the Board to decide to immediately close the building to allow for its fumigation. While this exercise has been undertaken on several occasions on the exterior of the building, and occasionally in certain rooms, it is the f[...]
  • This monthly SCNT News Sheet publication is to update the membership and others of concerns, activities and events taking place at the St. Christopher National Trust. Read Full SCNT News Sheet #1 (June 2013)