5 slave forts and castles in Africa that prove slavery was not a choice [Photos]

Francis Akhalbey May 5, 2018 at 06:52am

May 05, 2018 at 06:52 am | History

Francis Akhalbey

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May 05, 2018 at 06:52 am | History

Bunce Island House: interior looking southeast — Photographer: Tommy E. Kain/World Monuments Fund

Bunce Island – Sierra Leone  

There is a ruined castle situated on the island that was built by a British slave-trading company somewhere around 1670. Tens of thousands of African slaves were shipped from this Island to the Americas.

Bunce Island South enclosure wall: east end — Photographer: Tommy E. Kain/World Monuments Fund

Bunce Island House: southwest exterior Photographer: Tommy E. Kain/World Monuments Fund

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