Bagotville

Story by Mandy Thompson with photos by Arian Browne

Situated along the busy West Bank Demerara road is the quiet community of Bagotville, which is cooled by a steady breeze blowing from across the canal separating the village from its neighbour, La Grange.  Bagotville was one of the first villages to be bought by freed Africans on the west side of the river, and today it is home to just over three hundred people. It was also the home of Guyanese World War I veteran, Gershom O B Browne, who passed away in 2002.

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