Fort Prinzenstein

Fort Prinzenstein is located in the eastern part of the Volta region of Ghana and is a captivating historical site of the transatlantic slave trade. 






The Dutch abandon Fort Singelenburgh, possibly due to their support of the defeated Akwamu in the Akyem-Akwamu conflict.


The Danish defeat the Anlo and impose a treaty allowing them to build Fort Prinzenstein. Construction of thefort begins.


Fort Prinzenstein is used as a dungeon for slaves awaiting transportation to the Caribbean.


Fort Prinzenstein is partially destroyed by the sea.


ICOMOS Ghana, in collaboration with the Ghana Museum and Monuments Board and the Danish Embassy, initiates efforts to preserve the remains of Fort Prinzenstein.

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