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Address: Between Tolbod Gade and Ft. Christian, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

A small park commemorating Lincoln’s 1848 Emancipation Proclamation....

A small park commemorating Lincoln’s 1848 Emancipation Proclamation. There’s even a reproduction of the Liberty Bell.

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This little spot of green amidst the crowds of tourists is very welcoming. Set back from the water and in between Fort Christian and Hotel 1829, the garden commemorates the visit... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
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Orlando, West Virginia
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not really worth the trouble, as above, also a lot of 'odd; people around when we went there despite the history

Thank rkm990
St. John
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Feels like the center of town and there is always something going on. The port is there and it's a great place to meet and there's also the great open shopping area there

Thank abuddha9
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 579 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This little spot of green amidst the crowds of tourists is very welcoming. Set back from the water and in between Fort Christian and Hotel 1829, the garden commemorates the visit of settlers bounds for Virginia as well as the freedom of the colony. It was a nice first stop in Charlotte Amalie.

1 Thank jehenson81
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a small urban garden space right downtown in Charlotte Amalie. It has a number of benches where you can sit and wait for a taxi, watch the chickens, or eat the treats picked up at the open market next door.

Thank Karen R
Apex, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Close to shopping and restaurants. Lots of locals just milling around. We walked the perimeter but that was it.

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This park brings back so many beautiful, nostalgic memories of my childhood. One of my most vivid is the time us kids found old Danish coins from the colonial period buried in the dirt. I still have a coin bearing the likeness of King Frederick VII from 1862. One of the park's most cultural displays is a bust of King... More 

Thank Rachel B
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Tracy D
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

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 across the street is the high end mall called Little Switzerland, The city tour vans generally drop off and pick up here so... More 

Thank dyvawoman77
Munich, Germany
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

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!

Thank monicaokeck
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Wandering around we came across this square near the 16th Century castle where the locals play checkers

Thank Michael S

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