Ruins at the Sabazan historical site.
Sabazan was probably the most elaborate of the large estate houses on Carriacou.
Constructed in the late 1700’s or early 1800’s the ruins contain an old well, six foundations, a tower looking towards the sea and an elaborate cistern system.
The ruins reflect the history of agricultural development and the importance of water in Carriacou.
It is a site of an important Amerindian settlement.
It is the home of some rare birds, e.g. the mangrove cuckoo.
Some suggestions for protection and conservation.
- To protect the ruins, artifacts, birds; to design programs of educational research to further understand the historical development of Carriacou.
- To tie in Sabazan, Dumfries, and other protected areas into an around the Island tour for visitors and school groups.
Map of the archeologial findings on Carriacou.
- Read more about these historical sites.