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    Christiansted

    National Historic Site Virgin Islands

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Steeple Clock at Christensted NHS

The United States Virgin Islands consist of St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John, all popular destinations in the Caribbean Sea. The islands are reached by several airlines and cruise ships. The St Croix airport is known as the Henry E. Rohlesen Airport. Car rental is available from the several major companies.

Driving directions: From the airport take the Melvin Evans Highway Route 66 east to Route 70 east into the historic town of Christiansted. The park is located at the bottom of King Street.

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.