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U.S. Virgin Islands.

U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Published by Division of Publications, National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Center in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites -- Virgin Islands of the United States.,
  • National parks and reserves -- Virgin Islands of the United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNational parks handbook -- 157., Handbook (United States. National Park Service. Division of Publications) -- 157.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service. Division of Publications., Harpers Ferry Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16029473M

    The plantations are gone, but the descendants of the slaves remain the bulk of the population, sharing a common African-Caribbean heritage with the rest of the English-speaking Caribbean. And who really appreciates direct flights? Just a 20 minute plane ride from St. Thomas harbouris preserved as Virgin Islands National Park. Croix When to Go to the U.

    The dry season lasts from February to July and the wet season from September to December. Croix, the largest of the U. Start Planning Your St. In the late s, many people supported legislation to define as a "native U.

    Industrialization of the island and its move away from an agrarian society took place in the s. Bythe number of slaves had grown to 7, These Crucian tradesmen provided positive guidance to island youngsters. Other larger islands in the British group are Anegadawith an area of 15 square miles; Virgin Gorda the Fat Virginwith an area of 8 square miles; and Jost Van Dykeabout 3 square miles. Accommodation includes luxury, all-inclusive resorts, villas, rentals and apartments, inns or roomy condominiums.


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A Danish map of the island Dannebrog being lowered at the Governor's Mansion for the last time 31 March Igneri pottery indicates that people's presence on the island from 1—, followed by the Taino from —, before the encroachment by the Caribs in John and Water Island can easily day trip to St.

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