"The purpose of Saint Croix Island International Historic Site is to conserve unimpaired the resources and values of Saint Croix Island, an area of historic significance to the people of the United States and Canada, for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of this and future generations."
- General Management Plan,
An important aspect of the National Park Service mission is to offer educational opportunities to people of all ages. At Saint Croix Island International Historic Site, site interpretation on the mainland enriches visitor experiences. The National Park Service has also developed unique curriculum-based tools in the form of traveling teacher trunks.
Did You Know?
Archeological evidence suggests that the area around Saint Croix Island had already been inhabited for at least 4,000 years before European settlement. The island is protected today as part of Saint Croix Island International Historic Site.