On September 28th, 2009 the U.S. Virgin Islands Territory Quarter was released by the U.S. Mint. This quarter is part of the American Territories Quarter Series which was preceded by the successful State Quarter Series. The official release ceremony took place on October 9th, 2009 at Emancipation Park on St. Thomas. The ceremony included speeches, music, dance performances, school groups and the distribution of the U.S.
ST. JOHN OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
Includes 200 full color photos
St. John off the Beaten Track is your guide to the beaches, trails and hidden attractions of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Find quiet beaches, the best snorkeling spots and abandoned sugar estates. Learn about the islands history, geology, culture, people, ecology, plants and animals. National Park trails include detailed maps, information on historic ruins, and description on natural environment along the trails. Off trail adventures are also explored including secluded shorelines, pristine seasonal streams in the mountains (also known on island as guts), fresh water pools, seasonal waterfalls and more.
This is a must have book for every visitor going to St. John, and also for every resident. The information is excellent; you will learn, laugh and be intrigued by the wealth of details shared on the treasures and secrets of exploring St. John.