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The Dutch former Colonies


 Fort Amsterdam Cormantine

In 1631 the British had a lodge in Cormantine, in 1645 they built a fort on the summit of an hill. In 1665 during a struggle the Dutch occupied it and renamed the fort Amsterdam. In 1782 the Dutch surrendered the fort to the English, but in 1785, by a treaty, was newly in Dutch hands. In 1811 the African tribe of Anomabu captured the fort, which was later abandoned.

Fort Amsterdam,  Cormantine