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Bunce Island is one of the most significant heritage sites in Sierra Leone and a unique cultural monument to Africa’s intersection with the United States and the wider Atlantic World. Located about 17 miles upriver in the Sierra Leone River the island was a center of British slave trade in West Africa from about 1670...
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Coming face to face with the enchanting relics of the mastery architectural display that once defined the merciless economical "glory" of the Bunce Island, you'll know thereon, that this is a place that warrants the visitation of everyone, at least once in our lifetime
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National Hero - Bai Bureh
Sierra Leone has a rich cultural history. Freetown in itself has plenty of historical sites that you can visit, such as the Cotton Tree, Wilberforce and the Sierra Leone National Museum.
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Bunce Heritage
The experience of Bunce Island was one that stirred me deeply, and in this article I will share my experience of one of the most astonishing and humbling tours I have ever been on.
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National Railway Museum
The Sierra Leone National Railway Museum was established by Col. Steve Davies MBE, Deputy Commander of the International Military Advisory Training Team (IMATT) in Sierra Leone, working in his spare time with a team of fifteen young unemployed Sierra Leoneans. Together they have transformed a shed of locomotives, abandoned since abolition of the State railway...
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Old Fourah Bay College Building
Old Fourah Bay College is probably Freetown’s most famous institution , it is the oldest university in West Africa. In it’s former splendor, Sierra Leone became known as the “Athens of West Africa” as scholars from all over Africa would travel to Sierra Leone to further their education. Samuel Adjai Crowther, the college’s first student,...
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