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Castles of the Gold Coast.

Castles of the Gold Coast.

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Published by Bournville in Birmingham .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination1 filmstrip (26fr.) :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14198956M

Visit the famous Gold Coast region where New York’s elite built theirLong Island mansions, castles and gardens perched high upon the bluffs during the s “Gold Coast” era, immortalized in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.”. Many Long Island mansions, including the castles at Sands Point Preserve, the Vanderbilt Museum, and the Frick Estate at the Nassau County Museum of. BOOK NOW. Or Call: 07 Sandcastles on the Broadwater Come in as guests Leave as family! SAVE UP TO 10% Exclusive Specials Best Rate Guarantee For Direct Bookings. Enter Promo Code or drive up to Mt. Tamborine to take in spectacular views of the Gold Coast.

A scenic 45 minute drive from the Gold Coast lies the Crystal Castle, home to Byron's World Peace Stupa. Wander tropical gardens with giant crystals and sacred statues. Walk the ancient labyrinth. Indulge in delicious lunch and dessert as you relax, breathing in the hinterland views. Inspiration, tranquillity and breathtaking beauty await. Fort William is a fort in Anomabu, Central Region, Ghana, originally known as Fort Anomabo and renamed Fort William in the nineteenth century by its then-commander, Brodie Cruickshank, who added one storey to the main building in the days of King William IV. It was built in by the British after they thwarted a French attempt to establish a fort at the same place.

  Cape Coast Castle is a European-built fortress situated on the central coastline of its initial construction in , the Castle served as a trading post for European nations and as the headquarters of British colonial administration for the Gold Coast Colony. Today the Castle is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. An Introduction: Ghana, formerly known as the Gold Coast, was the first African country to the south of the Sahara to gain political independence from colonial rule in This former British colony of 92, square miles (about , square kilometers) shares boundaries with three French-speaking nations: the Côte d'Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, and Togo to the east.


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Europeans who came to the Gold Coast built castles and forts (fortified trading posts), and they engaged in serious competition among themselves over the natural resources of the continent.

OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 24 cm: Contents: Foreword / by Albert H. Hammond, Esq. --Preface / by The Author --Pictures of Forts and Castles --Chapter 1: Raison D'etre --Chapter 2: The Origins --Chapter 3: Location of the Forts and Castles --Chapter 5: The Tenants --Chapter 6: Unhappy Incidents --Chapter 7: Gallant Governors --Chapter 8: Problems of the.

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