The Curious Tale of Cock Street: A Feathery Legacy in Dominica Kindly note this story is untrue In the charming island of Dominica, circa 1899, a peculiar incident occurred that left an indelible mark on the local landscape. It was a time when traditions and tales intertwined with daily life, creating a unique tapestry of…
A street that slaves used to walk from their prison, at the Barracoon Building to the Old Market to be sold. Note the Cobblestone sidewalks.
Cobblestone roads are uncommon these days. At one time, however, road builders used cobblestones in many cities and towns. Building contractors also used them to create buildings. True cobblestones, the building material made of small, natural stones with edges smoothed by water, have been around for centuries. In England, the term cobblestone first appeared in…