Ussher Fort

Ussher Fort

Ussher Fort is a fort in Accra, Ghana. It was built by the Dutch in 1649 as Fort Crèvecœur, and is a day’s march from Elmina and to the east of Accra on a rocky point between two lagoons. It was one of three forts that Europeans built in the region during the middle...
Fort James

Fort James

Located in Accra, Ghana. It was built by the British as a trading post in 1673,where it joined the Dutch Fort Crêvecœur (1649), and the Danish Fort Christinsborg (1652). Fort James gave its name to the Jamestown neighbourhood in Accra. It stands next to Jamestown...
Osu Castle

Osu Castle

Osu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg or simply the Castle, is a castle located in Osu, Accra, Ghana on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean’s Gulf of Guinea.The Osu Castle (Christiansborg) is unique among the castles and forts. It served as Government House during...
Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum

Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum

Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and memorial park is located in downtown Accra, the capital of Ghana. It is dedicated to the prominent Ghanaian leader Kwame Nkrumah.The mausoleum designed by Don Aurthur, houses the body of Dr Kwame Nkrumah and his wife Fathia Nkrumah, it is...