St. Martin/St. Maarten
Slave Walls of Saint Martin: Uncommon Attraction
In some parts of the Caribbean, the stains of slavery are as evident as they were hundreds of years ago. The slave walls of St. Martin are an example.
Macoucherie Slave House, Dominica: Uncommon Attraction
Raw, decrepit, and as unfit for habitation as it always has been, the Macoucherie slave house is a reminder of the vagaries of slavery.
Bonaire Slave Huts: Uncommon Attraction
Bonaire rarely springs to mind when one thinks of Caribbean islands with deep ties to slavery, which makes these slave huts all the more curious.
Exuma’s Golden Tribute to Pompey’s Slave Rebellion: Uncommon Attraction
The golden figure is meant to honor Pompey's slave rebellion, the very first substantial victory for Bahamian slaves against their masters.
Cowrie Shells, Slavery, and the Curacao Maritime Museum
If you love history the way I do, learn more about cowrie shells at the Curacao Maritime Museum next time you're in Willemstad.
St. Croix Plantation Watch Houses: Uncommon Attraction
Unlike Sugar Mills found everywhere in the Caribbean that sugarcane was cultivated during the colonial era, St. Croix Plantation Watch Houses are rare.
Anse Cafard Slave Memorial, Martinique
Slave memorials in Martinique testify to the evils of slavery with a quiet dignity. Among the most moving: the Anse Cafard Slave Memorial.