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    Christiansted

    National Historic Site Virgin Islands

Christiansted NHS-Gem of the Caribbean

No place in the Caribbean still demonstrates the architectural, economic, and political influence of Europe like Christiansted National Historic Site.  Come wander through 18th century buildings in one the Caribbean's few urban parks- it is a unique experience that you will never forget.

Did You Know?

Wind Mill at sugar plantation

The Danes reluctently purchased St. Croix from France in 1733. This was to make way for a new colony after the successful revolt of the enslaved on St. John a year earlier. While it was a peaceful transfer from France to Denmark, the enslaved that survived the insurrection were forced to build the infrastructure for the Danish colony in Christiansted.