Emancipation Garden, Charlotte Amalie

(3/5 based on 85 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 is a local park in Charlotte Amalie with a few benches. The trees had been decorated for kwanza by the local schools. There were some statues and several chickens. 
  • The garden itself has benches and statues there are also lots of free range chickens roaming around here. On the one side of the gardens is a small flea market with cheap souvenirs. On the other side ...  more »
  • A gem we found and although our tour guide wrote that they are closed on Sundays our taxi driver said that they would be open because our ship was there. We were lucky!