A very special annual tour is scheduled this month on St. John.  Chuck Pishko, President of the St. John Historical Society, wrote an

article in this weeks Tradewinds newspaper titled, “Fortsberg – Time of Rememberance and Rejoicing.”  “On Friday, November 23rd, the St. John African Slave Revolution Committee and the Pan-African Support Group will conduct their 29th annual tour of the sites of the revolution on St. John and all are invited.  The sites visited will include Estates Adrian, Catherineberg and Annaberg.  The tour ends with a hike up Fortsberg to see where the revolution began on November 23, 1733.”

“Atop Fortsberg was the Danish Fort where the enslaved Africans overpowered the soldiers .  The slaves were driven to this extreme act by the inhumane conditions foisted upon them.”  There is much history to know on St. John and to be able to walk the walk and hear the talk by VI historian Gilbert Sprauve  and retired VI educator and author Sele Adeyemi is a very special event, not to be missed.

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