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Goree Island

This last weekend Nate and I went to Goree Island.  Goree Island was the western most embarkation point for slaves being transported to the Americas.  According to Wikipedia:


Gorée is a small island 900 metres (3,000 ft) in length and 350 metres (1,150 ft) in width sheltered by the Cap-Vert Peninsula. Now part of the city of Dakar, it was a minor port and site of European settlement ...

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