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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?

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton lived on St. Croix between the age of 10 and 18. He was indentured to a dry goods seller, Mr. Kruger, on King Street. His mother, Rachel Fawcett Lavien, was imprisoned for several months at Fort Christiansvaern on charges of adultry. Once released, she fled St. Croix and met Alexander’s father, James Hamilton, who she never married.