Red Slave (Oranje Pan)
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Red Slave (Oranje Pan)

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Slaves who worked the Bonaire salt pans lived in these very tiny huts. Oranje Pan (Orange pan) is one of 4 pans with a colored obelisk. The colored obelisks indicate which grade of salt was produced. Ships would know by the color where to anchor for fetching the salt they were purchasing.

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