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Address: Frederiksted, St. Croix
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This bright-red historic fort in Frederiksted has a local history museum,...

This bright-red historic fort in Frederiksted has a local history museum, courtyard and stables.

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Great Historical and Cultural site.

This was an interesting self guided tour giving a glimpse of life on St. Croix prior to the United States buying it from the Danish. This is also the site of a UNESCO World... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dre6742
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Beaverton, Oregon
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Beaverton, Oregon
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an interesting self guided tour giving a glimpse of life on St. Croix prior to the United States buying it from the Danish. This is also the site of a UNESCO World Heritage Site regarding the slavery associated with the Virgin Islands. A must see.

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Florissant, Colorado
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here many times, and it always seems the condition of the Fort is either good or looking really run down, It goes through long periods of neglect and then it gets paint again, so its a little hit or miss, but nevertheless and neat piece of history.

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Greve, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice 45 minutes spend at a resonable entrence fee. The place deserves som restauration, but gives a fine insight in the life in a fort.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This fort in in Fredericksted. It doesn't focus on the history as much as the Christiansted fort which is a shame. The cruise ships come in here so hopefully they will start building up the historical aspect in the area.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I find colonial history fascinating. Especially when it is presented and curated through the lens of the modern dependent of locals who would have been subject to colonization. So often we see colonial history presented from the view point of the "victors". But here we see not only a tremendously well preserved military location, but also a nice collection of... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This fort is just as amazing as Fort Christiansvaern! Fort Frederick is on the West side of the island with beautiful views of Frederiksted Pier and Rainbow Beach. This fort also has an entrance fee that is totally worth it. Lots of information to read - not only on the fort itself, but also about the origins of the moko... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We couldn't go inside, but we've been in it several years ago. We did walk around the old cannons and imagined what it was like to look out to sea as enemy war ships came over the horizon. Neat place to stroll around especially when no cruise ships are in port.

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Brookings, South Dakota
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

You get a good sense of the difference between the two ends of the island by visitng the Fort. Frederiksted ahs a very different feel than Christiansted - one that we really liked.

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Naantali, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 379 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

U.S. National Historic Landmark, built from 1752 to 1760 and right next to Cruise Pier, so that's why easy to visit. Emancipation Park and Clock Tower on front, like some souvenir stalls too. To be honest, not too much to see and not so well maintained either, but important part of history, but because of it's convenient location, worth of... More 

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Cold Spring, New York
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Walk among the cannons, and ruins of the old fort. You cant go inside but imagining what it was like in full use is pretty cool.

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