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Stabroek Market in Georgetown - one of the landmarks of the city.

Stabroek Market in Georgetown - one of the landmarks of the city.

Refreshing stay in visiting #Georgetown

Georgetown is the most interesting city of Guyana and a major hub of travel and tourism.

House in Georgetown, Guyana, painted in the colors of the flag of Guyana. Georgetown is the capital of Guyana, and is  nicknamed the 'Garden City of the Caribbean.' (V)

House in Georgetown, Guyana, painted in the colors of the flag of Guyana. Georgetown is the capital of Guyana, and is nicknamed the 'Garden City of the Caribbean.

Saint George's Cathedral, Georgetown

St George’s Cathedral Of Guyana By Dmitri Allicock Arguably the tallest wooden structure in the world and serves as a magnificent example of architectural heritage and one of the best preserved.

City Hall in Guyana. We love how wood dominates the architecture in the city.

Guyana, Georgetown - City Hall, beautiful old wooden structure.

Downtown Georgetown, Guyana, in the 1890s. View is south from Water and Church Streets . The tower on the left belonged to the Royal Agricultural Society. The tower in the distance, at the other end of Water Street, is at Stabroek Market. The horsetrams on the right are labeled "Vlissingen" and "Belair" [col. AM]:

Downtown Georgetown, Guyana, in the 1890s. View is south from Water and Church Streets . The tower on the left belonged to the Royal Agricultural Society. The tower in the distance, at the other end of Water Street, is at Stabroek Market. The horsetrams on the right are labeled "Vlissingen" and "Belair" [col. AM]:

Christ Church, Georgetown, British Guiana, the year is 1850. You can see the British Militia practicing drills on what is now Parade Ground, next to the Promenade Gardens (fr Andrew Jeffrey's photos)

Christ Church, Georgetown, British Guiana, the year is You can see the British Militia practicing drills on what is now Parade Ground, next to the Promenade Gardens (fr Andrew Jeffrey's photos)

THE TRAMWAYS OF GUYANA

THE TRAMWAYS OF GUYANA

Water Street, Georgetown, British Guiana,  circa 1890 (fr Andrew Jeffrey's photos)

Water Street, Georgetown, British Guiana, circa 1890 (fr Andrew Jeffrey's photos)

In 1899 a group of Canadian industrialists, founded Demerara Electric Company in Montreal and purchased Georgetown Tramways Company and the British Guiana Electric Light & Power Company. DEC ordered 14 open electric trams, with Westinghouse motors and Peckham trucks, from St. Louis Car Company in Missouri. The new cars were numbered 1-14. The photograph below was taken in Georgetown in 1900 [Street Railway Journal, New York, 6 April 1901, p. 417]:

In 1899 a group of Canadian industrialists, founded Demerara Electric Company in Montreal and purchased Georgetown Tramways Company and the British Guiana Electric Light & Power Company. DEC ordered 14 open electric trams, with Westinghouse motors and Peckham trucks, from St. Louis Car Company in Missouri. The new cars were numbered 1-14. The photograph below was taken in Georgetown in 1900 [Street Railway Journal, New York, 6 April 1901, p. 417]:

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