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Emancipation Garden, Charlotte Amalie
Categories: Nature & Parks
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 attraction has seen better days. Since I visited on a wet rainy day, the park was almost empty. Had difficulty finding a dry bench. However, since it was not my first visit, I was able to have an... read more »
Not worth visiting ,as all the benches are bird dropping stained. It is ,however, a cool respite before or after shopping at the pier area do downtown. The best thing there is a replica of the Liberty... read more »
First Baobob trees I ever saw for real. Nice plants, statues, lizards. good to stretch your legs or cool off. Check out the post office across the street which has cool murals.
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