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Where things are in Haiti

Our family has been having some discussions about where things are as we remember them on the campus in Haiti. We lived in Haiti from 1969 to 1972. Back then, Haiti was a safer place for expatriates. We started getting others in on the discussion and so I started this post so that we wouldn’t have to e-mail around the graphic files.

So let’s get started…

The Citadelle – Eighth Wonder of the World

CitidelleFrom the best I can determine from foggy memory and sketchy data available on the Interent, this is where the Citadelle is located in Haiti.

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UPDATE: Google Earth now has new, very clear satellite imagery as well as great pictures attached via and linked information from Wikipedia.

UPDATE: Don’t have Google Earth? Here’s a link to the view in Google Maps – but you miss the 3D and links to addtional pictures and information.


An imposing fortress, the Citadelle in Haiti’s Parc National Historique La Citadelle sits 3500 ft on top of a mountain, overlooking the city of Cap-Haitien. Seeped in scandal and superstition, a quick look at the Citadelle’s stats highlight just some of the unusual facts of this ‘eighth wonder of the world’.

Places I’ve Lived as a Child

Here are some places that I’ve lived as a child. The links on this post use Google Earth

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Haiti – It doesn’t look like the house is still standing. The Campus of Universite Adventiste D’Haiti (UNAH). We are still discussing if this is the house or if it is the house down the hill to the left – with the green roof.

Takoma Park, Maryland – Takoma Park HomeElementary School (John Nevins Andrews) – High School (Takoma Academy)

Califorina – Auburn HomeWeimar Academy – These pictures are a bit fuzzy due to a bad satellite image of the area.