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    National Historic Site Virgin Islands

Laws & Policies

As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park. It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park.

For more information on federal firearms laws please contact the following:

Dept. of Justice, G.E.R.S. - Complex 488-50C - Kronprinsdens Gade - St. Thomas, VI 00802

(340) 774- 5666

Did You Know?

Slaves working a sugar cane field

Slaves were indispensable for the “muscle” needed for construction and the loading and unloading of cargoes. Free Blacks practiced many of the same trades as the whites, and were especially skilled as builders.