Coastweek-- It has been heartening to receive
many letters of appreciation and acknowledgement for the good
work Friends of Fort Jesus has been doing.
It is only with your support that we
are able to do so.
To whet your appetites a bit more here
is some more information on next month’s talk:
‘The Buxton Connection’ - Talk by
Carissa Nightingale on Tuesday, 14th March at
7.15pm at the Fort
On Thursday, 5th January,
2017, President Uhuru Kenyatta officially opened the
Buxton Footbridge, which crosses the highway in the area
of Mombasa Island, called Buxton that is adjacent to
Why is this area called Buxton and
what is its connection to the unprecedented Act of
Parliament, passed in London, in 1833, which freed all
slaves in the British Empire?
Carissa Nightingale (nee Buxton) will
explain these connections and talk about her
illustrious family’s long commitment to liberty,
education and progress in Africa. -