From its original inhabitants dating back to approximately 2500 B.C. to its exploration and colonization by Europeans, St. Croix has a rich and fascinating history. Historically, sugar was king on St. Croix. So, you will find many sugar mills and plantation ruins all across the island. You will also see the cultural and architectural influences of the seven different countries that have occupied St. Croix. Explore the towns of Christiansted and Frederiksted, which are home to historical buildings, forts, historic churches, plantations, and so much more. Join us as we explore and blog about St. Croix History.
St. Croix kicked off 2023 by officially being designated a National Heritage Area, formally recognizing the importance of island’s history, culture and unique landscapes to the history and heritage of the United…