Fort Jaques

SHOMI Team Trip to Fort Jacques

What is Fort Jaques ?

Fort Jacques was built in between 1804-1806 following the proclamation of Haiti’s independence, General Alexandre Petition had a fortification built in the district of Grand Fond. The fortification was given the name Fort Jacques in honour of Jean-Jacques Dessalines; leader of the Haitian Revolution and the first ruler of an independent Haiti.

The SHOMI team celebrated their soccer victory at Fort Jaques with parents and siblings. For many of the kids, this is their first trip here.

Check out these great pictures of their trip.