Fort Shirley

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Fort Shirley is part of the Tentative list of Dominica in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Fort Shirley is a fortification system of British and French origin, best known for its 1802 revolt of African slave soldiers. It was built on a site important for the indigenous Kalinago population. The fort was designed in Georgian style and is located in an extinct volcanic crater.

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Full Name
Fort Shirley
Country
Dominica
Added
2015
Type
Cultural
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2015 Added to Tentative List

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