Dating back to the 17th century when it was known as "Engelenberg," Landhuis Cas Abou is deeply entrenched in a history of salt mining and agriculture. Due to the culture of the times, the plantation underwent a great deal of destruction during the slave rebellion. It sat in a state of semi-disrepair until 1970.
The original mansion was constructed from stone with plastered walls, dormer windows, and a gabled roof. Stone fences dot the landscape and served to either keep unwanted visitors out or to keep slaves inside of the plantation. Despite the plainness of its architectural features, the building sits in attractive command of the area.
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