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Buried on a hilltop overlooking Leinster Bay and an overview of his vast property holdings on St. John, is the grave of Irishman, James Murphy, a wealthy merchant and slave trader who died on St. John in 1809. The trail to Mr. Murphy’s grace heads off to the south just about 50 feet east of the trail to the Great House of his estate.

Jame's Murphy's grave

Grave of James Murphy

View from James Murphy's grave

View from James Murphy's grave

One of two graves located just before Murphy's grave

Just before you reach  Murphy’s grave there are two more graves, one intact and another which appears to have been broken into.

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Here’s another in the series of newly cleared overlooks, the product of the hard work done by Jeff Chabot and his trail clearing volunteers. This one is the popular Lind Point Battery Overlook on the Lind Point Trail.

Lind Point Battery Overlook

St. John Trails: Lind Point Battery Overlook

view to the north from the bench on the Lind Point Battery Overlook

St. John Trails: Lind Point Battery Overlook

view into cruz bay

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