There are countless historic attractions on St. Croix. In fact, we would not be exaggerating by saying that just about every where you look on St. Croix you are likely to see a historic site. From forts and Danish towns, to plantation ruins and rum distilleries, history is everywhere. Seven different flags have flown over the island since Columbus’ 1493 landing in Salt River when the Europeans settled here. But, the first settlers of St. Croix were the Igneri, Taino, and Carib Indians, predating Columbus’ visit by centuries. Many of St. Croix’s guided tours are designed to teach you about St. Croix’s historic sites, and here are a few places that offer great historic perspective on St. Croix.