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Queen Nanny or Nanny (c. 1686 – 1733) was a leader of the Jamaican Maroons in the 18th century. Historical documents refer to her as the "rebels' old obeah woman," and they legally grant "Nanny and the people now residing with her and their heirs . . . a certain parcel of Land containing 500 acres in the parish of Portland." The Maroons were defiant Jamaican slaves who fled their oppressive existence on plantations and formed their own communities in the rugged, hilly interior of the…

Queen Nanny or Nanny (c. 1686 – 1733) was a leader of the Jamaican Maroons in the 18th century. Historical documents refer to her as the "rebels' old obeah woman," and they legally grant "Nanny and the people now residing with her and their heirs . . . a certain parcel of Land containing 500 acres in the parish of Portland." The Maroons were defiant Jamaican slaves who fled their oppressive existence on plantations and formed their own communities in the rugged, hilly interior of the…

Rose Hall Great House. The largest existing plantation Great House in the Caribbean.  It was once the home of Annie Palmer, known as the white witch of Rose Hall. Ocho Rios, JAMAICA.

Rose Hall Great House. The largest existing plantation Great House in the Caribbean. It was once the home of Annie Palmer, known as the white witch of Rose Hall. Ocho Rios, JAMAICA.

In the early days Quakers participated in slavery, as plantation owners, merchants and ship-owners. A realisation of the iniquity of slavery grew amongst Quakers everywhere. In Barbados, in 1671, George Fox spoke against slaves’ poor treatment. In 1675 William Edmundson condemned slavery outright. In 1688 Quakers in Germantown, PA, issued the first public anti-slavery statement. N. American Quakers slowly rooted out slavery from their community, expelling those involved in slavery in the…

In the early days Quakers participated in slavery, as plantation owners, merchants and ship-owners. A realisation of the iniquity of slavery grew amongst Quakers everywhere. In Barbados, in 1671, George Fox spoke against slaves’ poor treatment. In 1675 William Edmundson condemned slavery outright. In 1688 Quakers in Germantown, PA, issued the first public anti-slavery statement. N. American Quakers slowly rooted out slavery from their community, expelling those involved in slavery in the…

Jamaican 18th century plantation house--perhaps "Jared's plantation at Sugar Bay called Blue Mountain House, the overseer and his wife were a portly, comfortable Scottish couple, the MacIvers."   Voyager by D. Gabaldon

Jamaican 18th century plantation house--perhaps "Jared's plantation at Sugar Bay called Blue Mountain House, the overseer and his wife were a portly, comfortable Scottish couple, the MacIvers." Voyager by D. Gabaldon

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