About Morant Bay

Morant Bay is a town in southeastern Jamaica. It is the capital of the parish of St. Thomas. In 1867 it was the starting point of the Morant Bay Rebellion, the only major peasant revolt (as distinguished from slave rebellions and worker uprisings), in Jamaican history. Also, Morant Bay is a sister city to Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada, home of the August Santa Claus Parade