Jamaica 24/7 Live Half Way Tree Clock Kingston Jamaica
This camera shows the busy junction of Kingston's four principal arteries: Hagley Park Road, Hope Road, Constant Spring Road and Half Way Tree Road. The Half-Way-Tree Clock, as you can see, is a notable historical landmark at this intersection. The Victorian-style clock tower was built in 1913 in honor of King Edward VII. It has long served as a popular meeting point for Kingston visitors and residents alike.
Half Way Tree is the capital of St. Andrew and it was originally called Half Way Tree Pen. It is said to have been owned by the “Hotchkyn” family for 130 years. Its said that Half Way Tree was named after a huge cotton tree which was at the junction of four roads near to the Parish Church.
Jamaica is an island in the West Indies, 90 mi (145 km) south of Cuba and 100 mi (161 km) west of Haiti. It is a little smaller than Connecticut. By area it is the third largest island in the Caribbean.