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    National Historic Site Virgin Islands


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?

Aerial view of Fort Christianvaern

Fort Christiansvaern (“Christian’s Defense”) was named in honor of King Christian VI of Denmark and Norway. Its design was based on standardized European military architecture and it took hundreds of enslaved Africans and Danish Military 11 years to build.