The World Beyond Georgetown: Stewartville

Nestled on the West Coast of Demerara (WCD), Stewartville is located about ten miles from Vreed-en-Hoop, and has a population of around 2,500 made up of various ethnic groups. The village is divided into four sections: Stewartville Housing Scheme, Sarah Lodge, Stewartville Old Road and Stewartville Sea View.

A trench separates the village from the neighbouring community of Leonora, and a resident noted that the public road passing through Stewartville was once a dam covered in bushes. She recalled it was about 30 to 40 years ago that the present public road was built, and in the old days the Tamarind dam, as it was called,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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