Story and photos by Kenesha Fraser

In the early years, according to residents, a white man named Daniel, who owned the sugar factory in the village of Sparta on the Essequibo coast, bought land in the area nearby, and the place was later called ‘Danielstown’.

The village which is located between Sparta and Coffee Grove, is a community of around 2000 with the majority of residents being African, although there are a number of Indians as well.

When Sunday Stabroek visited the area,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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