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  The French at Vieux Fort
on the 15th April, 1763, the first sugar establishment in St.Lucia was commenced in the quarter of Vieux Fort under the auspices of Messer.
One may judge of the importance of the Vieux Fort district in the early French Colonial days by the fact that it had a resident priest from 1749 onwards.
In fact from 1750 onwards, Vieux Fort was one of the three main districts of St. Lucia.
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/Lagoon/2492/frenchat.htm   (644 words)

 Vieux Fort Quarter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vieux Fort is located in the southern part of St.
In the second half of the 18th century, Vieux Fort was the center of St Lucia's sugar industry; today it is more industrial.
In recent years a new modern part of Vieux Fort has been erected to reflect the modern world,yet if you walk along Clark Street and its surrounding roads, you will still see what is known as The Old Town.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vieux_Fort   (611 words)

 Old-Fort Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The name Old Fort is said to be derived from ruins of fortifications built in the vacinity by Augustin Legardeur, Le Sieur de Courtemanche, a french fur trader and former french military officer.
The fort was said to have been distroyed by invading Inuit who clashed regularly with the colonising europeens along the coast over traditional hunting and fishing grounds.
Today, Old Fort Bay, one of the three villages in the municipality of Bonne-Esperance, is a tranquil community situated at the western end of a XX kilometre portion of the provincial 138 highway beginning at the Quebec-Labrador border near Blanc-Sablon.
lns.htmlweb.com /tourism/town/fort.html   (401 words)

 Fortifications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The site where the "Vieux fort" was built has given rise to a controversy amongst the few historians who have expressed an opinion on the subject.
So it is our belief that the "vieux fort" was on the plateau to the north-east of Placentia, that it dates back to a time prior to 1662, and that it was then perhaps reinforced by a battery on the south point of the gut.
The only reference to the fort in our possession is the very brief mention of it in Du Perron's letter which tells of a "grande loge de pieux couverte de terre, qui est autant comme rien." At that time there were four cannons in the fort.
collections.ic.gc.ca /Placentia/forts/vieux.htm   (587 words)

 Noonsite: Report from Vieux Fort, October 2003
Vieux Fort, at the very southern tip of St.Lucia is about 2 hours off the beaten track between St.Lucia and St.Vincent.
Vieux Fort is the obvious choice for those receiving or leaving crew to the very close by Hewanorra Airport, St.Lucia´s gateway for international flights.
Vieux Fort is not very touristy and only visited by few yachts.
www.noonsite.com /Members/doina/R2003-10-14-3   (388 words)

 Vieux Fort Bill Down for Comment
October 26, 1998 - A draft bill to provide for the establishment of a corporation to promote the economic, social and industrial development of Vieux Fort is now available for public comment.
The draft bill makes provision for the establishment of a Vieux Fort Development Corporation, which will have as its primary function, the development of Vieux Fort through land development, housing projects and industrial enterprises conducive to the economic and social welfare of the residents of Vieux Fort.
The Prime Minister says the bill is a fulfillment of a promise to the people of Vieux Fort and persons interested in obtaining a copy of the draft bill can do so from the Vieux Fort South Constituency Office as of Wednesday.
www.stlucia.gov.lc /pr1998/vieux_fort_bill_down_for_comment.htm   (232 words)

 IVA Clinics in St Lucia
Meanwhile, SLAPS volunteers took to the schools on Tuesday and Wednesday in an attempt to raise the awareness of students aged 5 to 17 with respect to animal care and welfare, the development of healthy relationships with pets and the benefits of spaying and neutering (stray) dogs.
While many dogs in the Vieux Fort area appear to be strays, they actually have delinquent owners.
The Vieux Fort Town Council, SLAPS and International Veterinary Assistance Inc. hope to repeat the free animal health clinic sometime next year.
www.stluciaanimals.org /iva_clinics.php   (573 words)

 Vieux Port, Marseille, France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The North Quays of the Vieux Port is clearly visible with the Town Hall in the center.
Besides the Town Hall, all the houses were destroyed on order of Hitler himself as he considered that the district of the Vieux-Port was a thieves's den, a place of refuge for outlaws and anti-nazis, "a mass of criminals, under-humans and saboteurs".
Fort Saint-Jean was first built in the XIIth century by the Hospitalers of Saint John of Jerusalem.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/France/Provence_Alpes_Cote_dAzur/Marseille-104587/Things_To_Do-Marseille-Vieux_Port-BR-1.html   (920 words)

 Three More New Schools for Castries and Vieux Fort
According to Prime Minister Dr Kenny D. Anthony, the project will see the construction of a new primary school at Union to accommodate some 1,050 students, while the second will be the construction of a new technical vocational institute at Ciceron to accommodate some 525 students.
The Prime Minister, who is also Finance Minister, said the third project will involve expansion of existing facilities at the Vieux Fort Senior Primary School to accommodate some 175 students.
According to Dr Anthony: "The objective is to increase access, quality and efficiency of primary education in Castries; and of senior primary education in both Castries and Vieux Fort."
www.stlucia.gov.lc /pr2000/three_more_new_schools_for_castries_and_vieux_fort.htm   (278 words)

 Restoration Travel
Like its counterparts in the family of projects supported by Le Club du Vieux Manoir, le fort de Guise is an important symbol of French heritage and has become a lasting reminder of this country's evolving history.
The purpose of the restoration program at the Fort de Guise is to preserve standing structures, excavate buried portions of the Fort, and to reconstruct, or bring back to life, retaining walls, buildings, and grounds.
The Fort is a massive fortification built of stone and brick, constructed during the eleventh, twelfth, and fifteenth centuries.
www.restorationtravel.com /guise.html   (1417 words)

 Spartan Health Sciences University School of Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Before I invite you to enjoy the delights of Vieux Fort and St Lucia as a whole, it is necessary that I explain to you more clearly what I hope to convey when I describe you as a rare and special addition to the Vieux Fort family.
Several homeowners in the Vieux Fort have taken the opportunity to expand their houses to provide landlord services to the students of this facility.
Undoubtedly, the restaurants, supermarkets and retail outlets of the Vieux Fort area have also benefited tremendously from the presence of the medical school.
www.spartanmed.org /html/messages.html   (1425 words)

 Claude Le Fort Du Plessy ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Ernst Barlach, Fort mit dem Wortä, separate illustration corresponding to the illustration on p.
Fort Mason Center, with the spectacular backdrop of the Bay, will once again provide our international exhibitors and visitors with an ambience that is uniquely San Francisco.
Exhibitions are being held at both the Fort Point Arts Community Gallery, March 10-April 14, and at Mobius, March 29-April 15 (closing reception, April 7, 7 pm).
wwar.com /masters/l/le_fort_du_plessy-claude.html   (1229 words)

 Article number 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
“Things are bad,” “Vieux Fort is dead,” These are some of the cries of anguish of a number of business owners in Vieux Fort, as they grapple with what they describe as economic hardship.
A cursory glance at certain parts in the town of Vieux Fort where a number of buildings are unoccupied, tells the story.
Marie Charles, a market vendor said the only reason she continues to sell at the Vieux Fort market is because she does not want to steal or commit crime to survive.
www.stluciamirroronline.com /2004/aug27/art1.htm   (703 words)

 Flight to St Lucia (Vieux Fort) : Cheap flights to St Lucia (Vieux Fort) from ebookers.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Holidaying in St Lucia (Vieux Fort) must be a fun affair and we will make sure that you have loads of it along with the most incredible deals.
St Lucia (Vieux Fort) is renowned for its dozens of theatres, cinemas, concert halls, galleries and museums.
Book a flight to St Lucia (Vieux Fort) and holiday in one of the world's most scenic city.
www.ebookers.com /travel_resources/flights_to/lucia.html   (246 words)

 Vieux Fort -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Vieux Fort -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Vieux Fort is located in the southern part of (A country on the island of Saint Lucia; gained independence from Great Britain in 1979) St.
It is the second-largest town on the island and is the home of St Lucia's international airport, (Click link for more info and facts about Hewanorra International Airport) Hewanorra International Airport.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/v/vi/vieux_fort.htm   (102 words)

 2005 Population Figures for Vieux-Fort, Guadeloupe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
From: To: St.Lucia - Vieux Fort Depart: (MM/DD/YY...
Vieux Fort is a small, mostly industrial port...
Form 6 at the Vieux Fort Comprehensive Secondary...
travel.synabu.com /cities/V/Vieux-Fort,_Guadeloupe.html   (296 words)

 Hotels in Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia
Description: Juliette's Lodge, an ideally located hideaway, is situated near Vieux Fort and close to Hewanorra International Airport to the South of St. Lucia.
This property boasts magnificent views of the beach and the deep blue ocean with a superb panoramic view of the Maria Islands.
Location: Juliette's Lodge, an ideally located hideaway, is situated near Vieux Fort and close to Hewanorra International Airport to the South of St. Lucia.
athensohio.net /online-hotel-reservations/Saint_Lucia/Vieux_Fort   (135 words)

 Worldisround - Vieux fort The last Of The True Exotics - Spectacular Views in St. Lucia pictures
Vieux fort The last Of The True Exotics
I've been feeling a little nostalgic lately and it was wonderful to catch a glimpse of what home used to be.
I like miss Esther and the " Sexy Vieux Fort " is not too bad as well.
www.worldisround.com /articles/18045/text.html   (373 words)

 Vieux-Fort Photos at PBase.com
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 Vieux Fort
Originally a fishing town, Vieux Fort is these days fast becoming a rival to the capital city of Castries.
The town can pride itself on two modern shopping malls with most services imaginable and several other tastefully designed office buildings, while at the same time not having lost any of its West Indian character and colour.
Vieux Fort is an experience in Creole living.
www.slucia.com /kabran/vieux_fort.html   (107 words)

 Air tickets St Lucia (Vieux Fort) : Cheap air tickets to St Lucia (Vieux Fort) from ebookers.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Air tickets St Lucia (Vieux Fort) : Cheap air tickets to St Lucia (Vieux Fort) from ebookers.
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www.ebookers.com /travel_resources/air_tickets/lucia.html   (278 words)

 Vieux Fort, St. Lucia web design & development firms on The Firm List
Vieux Fort, St. Lucia web design & development firms on The Firm List
Your source for finding web design & development firms as well as individual web designers, developers, programmers and other multimedia & new media professionals from all over the world, including St. Lucia.
This list of web design firms located in Vieux Fort, St. Lucia is not a complete list, rather it is just the firms that have either been submitted or found by the editor.
www.firmlist.com /stlucia/vieuxfort.phtml   (168 words)

 Vieux Fort - St. Lucia - Reviews of Vieux Fort - TripAdvisor
Vieux Fort - St. Lucia - Reviews of Vieux Fort - TripAdvisor
We currently do not have any Web articles about Vieux Fort.
TripAdvisor provides unbiased reviews, articles, recommendations and opinions on Vieux Fort, St. Lucia.
tripadvisor.com /Attraction_Review-g147342-d149485-Reviews-Vieux_Fort...   (354 words)

 Details of Rental Property   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Details for 2 & 1 bedroom fully furnished apartments in Vieux Fort, St. Lucia
Our Location is New Dock Road Vieux Fort.
Breezy, comfortable surroundings,in a lush garden setting, within 5 minutes distance from the beach and town centre.
www.nomorehotels.com /pages/38083.htm   (84 words)

 Vieux Fort St Lucia - Planning a holiday to St. Lucia? Then find out all you need to know here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Vieux Fort St Lucia - Planning a holiday to St. Lucia?
You can also find information on the history of the island including how it came to be a stable independent democracy in 1979 within the British Commonwealth, and understand more coherently the mixture of British and French culture you will experience.
Please click on the enter site logo above to be taken through to our website, If you have any questions or comments relating to any of the information you have seen on the site, then please feel free to send any feedback to us...
www.stlucia.org /Vieux_Fort_St_Lucia.htm   (190 words)

 St Lucia Windsurfing, Kitesurfing & Watersports - The Reef, Saint Lucia
The Windsurfing and Kitesurfing Centres are located on the grounds of The Reef Beach Cafe in Vieux Fort, St. Lucia,
The centres are located on the Atlantic coast at the southern end of this fun-filled Caribbean island, facing the full force of the trade winds.
This all adds up to great news for you if you're looking for an exceptional windsurfing vacation, with something to keep all of the family happy.
www.slucia.com /windsurf   (179 words)

 About Juliette's Lodge Vieux Fort St Lucia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Vieux Fort is a village on the Southeast corner of the island.
It is a major fishing village, and it is also home to the International Airport known as Hewanorra (UVF).
So, windsurfing afecianados have a new world class destination to consider, and Juliette and Andrew look forward to hosting this windsurfing clientele.
www.julietteslodge.com /about.asp   (181 words)

 Wind & weather statistic/Wind & Wetter Statistik Vieux Fort/St.Lucia
Wind and weather statistic/Wind and Wetter Statistik Vieux Fort/St.Lucia
» Wind and weather statistic » Caribbean » Vieux Fort/St.Lucia
Stats based on observations taken between 11/2000 and 4/2005 daily from 7am to 7pm local time.
www.windfinder.com /windstats/windstatistic_vieux_fort_st_lucia.htm   (74 words)

 Vieux Fort TAXI
These are the taxi service numbers for Vieux Fort.
In the future we shall also provide Vieux Fort flights, Vieux Fort travel and Vieux Fort hotel data as well as other relevant local information.
From airport taxi services or hotel stands to ordinary cab and taxi companies, all your local transportation needs are looked after.
www.infotaxi.org /city-1805.htm   (305 words)

 Vieux Fort Budget Accommodation | Vieux Fort Cheap Accommodation, Saint Lucia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Juliette's Lodge is a locally run, relaxing hideaway in southern St Lucia overlooking the Maria Islands and Cape Moule a Chique.
Close to Vieux Fort and just 5 minutes from Hewanorra International Airport...
Villa Caribbean Dream is a fantastic guesthouse located at the very southern tip of St Lucia offering stunning views over the Caribbean Sea...
www.travellerspoint.com /budget-accommodation-en-ci-2293.html   (148 words)

 Balenbouche Estate Vieux Fort Saint Lucia - Hostel Reviews & Ratings
Balenbouche Estate in Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia, South America
Balenbouche Estate is located on the south western coast of St. Lucia, just 20 minutes from the Hewanorra International airport.
You can catch the public bus from Balenbouche, taking you to the three main towns, Vieux Fort (20 minutes), Soufriere (40 minutes) and Castries (1 hour 30 minutes).
www.hostelworld.com /hosteldetails.php/BalenboucheEstate-VieuxFort-7624   (401 words)

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