Black History: Henri Christophe A Master Builder

Patrick Dorsainvil - February 21 2009, 9:31 AM

Black History Month: Henri Christophe, A Master Builder And Visionary

Born in the Island of Grenada in 1767, Henri Christophe was brought to Saint-Domingue (Haiti) as a slave.

In 1779 Henri Christophe served with the Chasseurs-Volontaires in the Siege of Savannah for American Independence.

Upon his return to Haiti, Henri Christophe joined the army ranks of Toussaint Louverture.

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