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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

French Flags

French Heritage Week in St. Thomas

Bastille Day, celebrated on July 14th, is the national holiday of France. It is celebrated on July 14th because on this day in 1789 the…

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Virgin Islands Territory Quarter

Quarters for the U.S. Virgin Islands

On September 28th the Virgin Islands Territory Quarter will be released. This quarter is part of the American Territories Quarter Series which was preceded by…

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Whim Museum Presents Old Time Family Day

St. Croix Landmarks is pleased to announce a new event on the Whim Museum Grounds. “Whim Museum Presents: Old Time Family Day” on SATURDAY August…

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Memories of Christmas Past in St. Thomas’ French Community

The people of French heritage who came from Saint-Barthelemy beginning in the mid-seventeen hundreds, to reside in the Virgin Islands, brought with them all of…

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Dancing Hull Bay

French Heritage Celebrations – Bastille Day

People dance, fish, eat and have a great time at the Bastille Day Celebrations on St. Thomas. Bastille Day, celebrated on July 14th, is the…

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Tektite I & II

A 40 Year Reunion – Tektite I & II

On the morning of May 15, 2009, the 42-foot Blast, one of Cruz Bay Watersports’ fleet of custom vessels, departed on a historical journey. The…

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2023 British Virgin Islands Calendar