The city was founded in 1650 as a French settlement.
Today, St. George's is known for its medical university, beaches, tropical island beauty, spice agriculture and exportation, underwater sculptures, diving, history, and culture.
People Born in St. George's
St. George's in People's Lives
Hunter S. Thompson: I traveled here in 1983 to cover and report on the U.S. Invasion of Grenada. However, I would not publish the article, or speak of my experiences here, until 20 years later, when I published Kingdom of Fear in 2003, which heavily compared the invasion to the September 11th attacks.