Emancipation Garden, Charlotte Amalie

(2.9/5 based on 90 reviews on the web)
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 little spot of green amidst the crowds of tourists is very welcoming. Set back from the water and in between Fort Christian and Hotel 1829, the garden commemorates the visit of settlers bounds fo...  more »
  • Stay in the heart of Charlotte Amalie, next to Fort Christian "," Lugo Alvardo United States Post Office "and" Main Street ", and having a craft fair next door. Is a square well cared for, made up of a delightful Bandstand, some small sculptures and several banks to sit in the shade. Anything beyond that.
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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 »