Liberia: Traces of America's Ghosts: 201606Lib_40

Many crumbling mansions in Harper resemble the American south. Harper is a lovely but incredibly remote beach town where many of the freed slaves who founded the modern nation first landed when they came to {quote}colonize.{quote} Photo by @glennagordon for @smithsonianmag#Liberia #Africa #WestAfrica #EverydayAfrica #antebellum #architecture #Harper #remote #seaside #decay #mansion

Many crumbling mansions in Harper resemble the American south. Harper is a lovely but incredibly remote beach town where many of the freed slaves who founded the modern nation first landed when they came to "colonize."

Photo by @glennagordon for @smithsonianmag

#Liberia #Africa #WestAfrica #EverydayAfrica #antebellum #architecture #Harper #remote #seaside #decay #mansion