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Are you an Islander at heart thinking about everything Virgin Islands 24 X 7? Dreaming about the sand beneath your feet 365 days a year? We have you covered here whether its St. Thomas, St. John or St. Croix. 

Our Blog “Around the Islands” will give you a close-up and personal view of our home the U.S. Virgin Islands. — The Islander

David Hamilton Jackson

David Hamilton Jackson Day

David Hamilton Jackson was a labor activist and an advocate of free press. He played a key role in St. Croix’s labor rights movements in…

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Fort Christian, St. thomas

Fort Christian Museum National Historic Landmark Site Reopens

February 2nd 2018 – Commissioner Dawn L. Henry, Esq. of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces the reopening of Fort Christian Museum National…

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Lindbergh

What’s in a name? Lindbergh Bay, St. Thomas

If you were on St. Thomas 88 years ago today you would have had a chance to see the famous American aviator, Charles Lindbergh. His…

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Fort Christian, St. thomas

Fort Christian, St. Thomas

In the capital of the Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie, stands a large fort and if its walls could talk what a history it would tell.…

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Danish Flag

The Danish West Indies

The United States bought the Virgin Islands in 1917. In the last 86 years under the American flag the islands have seen a change in…

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Blast from the Past – Vintage USVI

Have you ever cleaned your house with a hand-made broom made from native USVI Teyer Palm? Do you know what a ‘goose’ is, the type…

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