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Frederiksted

an official 1773 Danish bldg of some sort
Cayamp Pt 3 - to UVI St Croix & home

February 16th 2011
The next day we were at La Croix – pron. La Croy to Americans who do after all call main courses entrees!. Arriving in to the wharf at Frederiksted at the West end of the long/thin island. It was formerly a Danish territory and they sold it to the US for $50M. in gold in about 1918 I think. I did a 4 hr tour there for $70 which was definitely not worth it. We drove for about 25 mins and hauled u ... read more
Central America Caribbean » US Virgin Islands » Saint Croix

Virgin Islander Flag During the 17th century, the archipelago was divided into two territorial units, one English and the other Danish. Sugarcane, produced by slave labor, drove the islands' economy during the 18th and early 19th centuries. In 1917, the US purchased the ... ... read more
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