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.
Transfer Day refers to the day that the Danish West Indies were formally transferred to the United States, becoming the U.S. Virgin Islands. At 4:00pm on March 31, 1917, the United States purchased...