Emancipation Garden, Charlotte Amalie

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Take a break from sightseeing and find a shaded bench in the historical Emancipation Garden, where the emancipation proclamation was read in 1848. Look for the bronze statue of a freed slave blowing into a conch shell, erected in honor of the momentous event that took place here. Kick back under the canopy of 100-year-old trees and enjoy a fruit juice from one of the vendors operating near this peaceful spot. Make Emancipation Garden a part of your Charlotte Amalie vacation plans using our Charlotte Amalie vacation route planner.
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  • This is a small urban garden space right downtown in Charlotte Amalie. It has a number of benches where you can sit and wait for a taxi, watch the chickens, or eat the treats picked up at the open mar...  more »
  • Close to shopping and restaurants. Lots of locals just milling around. We walked the perimeter but that was it.  more »
  • This park brings back so many beautiful, nostalgic memories of my childhood. One of my most vivid is the time us kids found old Danish coins from the colonial period buried in the dirt. I still have a...  more »