Discover the history of Liberia on Providence Island, a small landmass best known as the place where liberated American slaves arrived after returning to Africa. The first group landed on the tiny island in 1822, and went on to form the ethnic group Americo-Liberians. Take a walk around the island, and don't miss its landmark--a tree made from weapons that symbolizes the end of Liberia's civil wars. Our Monrovia trip maker tool makes visiting Providence Island and other Monrovia attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Absolutely worth a visit, but you need a guide and to book in advance because the island is looked by security. more »
Providence Island is so closely connected to the history of Liberia, the tripadvisor reports encouraged us and so we planned to visit this iconic place yesterday. To our utter disappointment we found.... more »
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