Iere Village Princes Town
Anne Hilton

By Anne Hilton
Published on 05/26/2011
Iere Village is a small village in southern Trinidad, north west of Princes Town. Though small in size the village is rich in history. It is the site of the first Presbyterian church, the first Islamic mosque and the first government funded school in Trinidad. The village is located on the Naparima Mayaro Road just outside Princes Town

The Mosque
The Iere Village Masjid (Mosque) dating back to 1868;  and is today undergoing more restoration and renovations.
Photograph of the original Iere Village Mosque established in 1868, said to be the first mosque to be built in Trinidad.
The Iere Village Masjid, rebuilt in the Centenary Year, 1968