Emancipation Garden, Charlotte Amalie

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#21 of 35 in Parks in St. Thomas
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. Find out how to plan Charlotte Amalie trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • Due to two hurricanes, Matthew and Maria, my USVI vacation was postponed twice. Twice my plans were in effect, then abruptly Upon finally arriving I witnessed first hand what all the commotion was all...  more »
  • We visited at Christmas and New Years and it was all decorated with local crafts made by the children. It was very peaceful & beautiful.  more »
  • My husbands side of the family took me on a tour downtown, we sat at the Gazebo and had lunch. I truly believe that this is a hidden gem  more »
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  • Cute little square nice place to take a break
  • Island history the building itself says a lot, the scripture, the location you name it and located in the heart of town.
  • It's a cute public park and a great location for many local events
  • Nice park with ocean views and shopping close by.
  • Vendors Plaza has something for everyone
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