Fort James, Ghana
Fort James (alternatively referred to as James Fort) is a fort located in Accra, Ghana. It was built by the Royal African Company of England as a trading post for both gold and slaves in 1673, where it joined the Dutch Fort Crêvecœur (1649), and the Danish Fort Christiansborg (1652) along the coast of the then Gold Coast.
|Part of British Gold Coast|
It is an historic castle and serves as a tourist site.
The James fort is in a fairly good condition.
- Dow, George Francis (2013). Slave Ships and Slaving. Dover Publications. ISBN 1-306-35536-2. OCLC 868969351.
- Briggs, Philip. Ghana (Sixth ed.). Bradt Travel Guides Ltd. p. 147. ISBN 9781841624785.
- Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions". whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2018-09-17.
- "James Fort, Greater Accra, Ghana". gh.geoview.info. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
- "Ghana Museums & Monuments Board". www.ghanamuseums.org. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
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