Posts Tagged ‘Estate Whim’

Explore Sugar Mill & Plantation Ruins

Explore Sugar Mill Plantation Ruins

You have probably seen dozens of historic sugar mills dotting the landscape of St. Croix. Many of these mills were constructed between 1750 and 1800 when, while under Danish rule, St. Croix was one of the richest sugar producing islands in all of the Caribbean. These picturesque mills and remaining sugar plantation ruins now serve as reminders…

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Visit the Estate Whim Museum & Great House

Visit the Estate Whim Museum & Great House

The Estate Whim Museum is the only sugar plantation museum in the Virgin Islands. With its slave quarters, Great House, cookhouse, sugar mill and factory complex, visiting the Estate Whim plantation is like walking back in time. The purpose of the Estate Whim Museum is to increase the understanding of a traditional colonial sugar plantation to island…

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