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Emancipation Garden

Between Tolbod Gade and Ft. Christian, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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A small park commemorating Lincoln’s 1848 Emancipation Proclamation. There’s even a reproduction of the Liberty Bell.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good41%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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Between Tolbod Gade and Ft. Christian, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husbands side of the family took me on a tour downtown, we sat at the Gazebo and had lunch. I truly believe that this is a hidden gem

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A place to visit for a minute after going to Fort Christian. Lots of chickens. A little underwhwlming

Thank VacaNate
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This place need many maintenance, The gazebo needs painting and sowing more green areas. Offer more entertainment to tourists

Thank ojoslindos2
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This lovely piece of green close to downtown has unfortunately become a place for homeless people and is overrun by chickens. The benches are usually occupied by homeless people, which makes it uncomfortable for visitors to enjoy and have a seat. The insane amount of...More

Thank Mucki W
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Not really worth the trouble, as above, also a lot of 'odd; people around when we went there despite the history

Thank rkm990
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Feels like the center of town and there is always something going on. The port is there and it's a great place to meet and there's also the great open shopping area there

Thank abuddha9
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This little spot of green amidst the crowds of tourists is very welcoming. Set back from the water and in between Fort Christian and Hotel 1829, the garden commemorates the visit of settlers bounds for Virginia as well as the freedom of the colony. It...More

1  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a small urban garden space right downtown in Charlotte Amalie. It has a number of benches where you can sit and wait for a taxi, watch the chickens, or eat the treats picked up at the open market next door.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Close to shopping and restaurants. Lots of locals just milling around. We walked the perimeter but that was it.

Thank mom2kids09
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This park brings back so many beautiful, nostalgic memories of my childhood. One of my most vivid is the time us kids found old Danish coins from the colonial period buried in the dirt. I still have a coin bearing the likeness of King Frederick...More

Thank Rachel B
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