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Looking Back at Township Day in San Pedro

In this Flashback picture on San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, we look back 29 years ago on what was San Pedro’s first Township celebrations. Pictured here is the Salazar residence on Front Street (Barrier Reef Drive), now the location of a more modern building that houses Friki Tiki Gift shop and Belize Bank International, just across Fido’s. Behind the house is an empty lot where today stands Island Plaza (Sailaway Cafe & Top Notch) and a glimpse of the San Pedro Lions Den.

The banner above the streets marks: “Jenny’s Store welcomes and supports Township”. It was yet a very small community, but one that had grown in size as the community started to adjust to the growing tourism industry. Were the island residents back then aware of what was to become of the small village that was just entering Township status? 

Today, San Pedro Town, is closer to becoming a bustling city that has grown in leaps and bounds with residents still adjusting to the, still ever-growing and changing tourism industry. We owe this all to our founding forefathers, individuals and families on the island that had the vision of taking their people forward.


San Pedro, Ambergris Caye Celebrates Township Day

Present Day of what was the Salazar Residence “Jenny’s Store”

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