Monthly Archives: December 2014

Reclaiming African History: Elmina Castle – West Africa’s Oldest Slave Fort

Originally posted on African Heritage:
Elmina Castle (Source: Ghana.nl) Inner courtyard at Elmina Castle (Source: Ghana.nl) TheĀ Elmina Castle is one of the 30 slave forts along the coasts of Ghana. It was built in 1482 by Portuguese traders on the…

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