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Accompong Maroon Festival

January 6, 2016

On January 6 each year, the Accompong Maroons celebrate the anniversary of the signing of the 1739 peace treaty with the British. Held in Accompong, St. Elizabeth, this festival marks the victory of the Maroons in the first war against the British in which they fought for their freedom, led by their late hero Cudjoe.

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January 6, 2016
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