Tag Archives: Sugar Production

Morgan Lewis Windmill


Morgan Lewis Windmill after editing via Yelhispressing

The island of Barbados once boasted one of the two remaining functional sugar windmill  in the world. When I took the original image around 2009/2010, the sails that you may see in pictures on the web did not form part of the structure. If my memory serves me well, I did visit in the off-season for sugar cane cultivation [February through to July].

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Slavery: From Africa->West Indies->Europe-> [A History Student Project]



Slavery Project

Source: tbhpp.org
[The Elmina slave fort]



In this project, you will have the knowledge of the transatlantic trade in Africa, the way in which African slaves laboured in areas other than sugar production, you will learn of the manufacturing process on a typical sugar plantation before the year 1838. In addition, the writer will identify the markets for the by-products of sugarcane. There are pictures included to give an additional view to the words.

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