Learn about Saba’s Heritage


The history of Saba

Dr. J. Hartog

Click book cover to read this book online

(12 MB)

History on Saba - J. Hartog

Published by the Saban Artisan Foundation, 1988
Translation by Frank Hassell
Courtesy of the Queen Wilhelmina Library, Saba.

 National Geographic

December 1934

Hunting useful plants in the Caribbean – David Fairchild

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1934 National Geographic


 National Geographic

November 1940

Saba – Crater treasure of the Indies by Charles W. Herbert

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National Geographic 1940-11

 Saba’s slave history

Suzanne Nielsen

To contribute to the 200 year commemoration of the abilition of slavery, a NAAM article on the historical artifacts as reminders of the slave history of Saba.

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The Saba Islander

by Will Johnson

Local historian 

The Saba Islander


Of Saban Descent

Of Saban Descent  presents a Facebook page sharing historical and genealogical information related to descendants from the island of Saba, Netherlands Antilles. Some of the original founding names were Beaks, Dinzey, Hassell, Heyliger, Johnson, Leverock, Simmons, Horton, and Vanterpool.

CONTACT: raymond.s.simmons @ gmail.com

Click HERE to visit the public page.


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