The Oldest African Village In America Is Right Here In South Carolina And It’s Amazing

Just off Highway 17 in a sleepy part of Beaufort County, South Carolina there lies an African village whose roots trace back to Nigeria.

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Oyotunji African Village is located at 56 Bryant Ln, Sheldon, SC 29941. The village has an open door policy, and groups can schedule a visit through their website. Learn more about festivals and events at Oyotunji on their Facebook page.

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