Definitions for "Accompong"
Accompong is a historical maroon village, located in the hills of St. Elizabeth Parish in Jamaica, establish in 1739. "Accompong" Jamaican National Heritage Trust; It is located in one of the two areas where runaway slaves settled, originally with the Tainos, isolated enough to be safe first from the Spanish and then later from the British. The town of Accompong was named after the Maroon leader Accompong, who was the brother of a number of other Maroon leaders: Quao, Cuffy, Cudjoe, and Nanny, from an Ashanti family.