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Cap-Haitian in 1881

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Cap-Haitian in 1881

Here is a picture of the City of Cap-Haitian in the year 1881.

This is one of the most historic cities in Haiti. The city had several other names in the past such as Cap-Français, Cap-Henri, and le Cap. This was the most important city during the colonial period for France

The city was founded in 1711 as the capital of Haiti until 1770 when the capital was moved to Port-au-Prince.

It was also the first capital of the Kingdom of Northern Haiti under King Henri Christophe.

Tags: cap-haitien, cap-haitien - nord

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