If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.
~ Rudyard Kipling
The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.
~ Theodore Roosevelt
To forget one's ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root.
~ Chinese proverb
Life is but a little story, punctuated in the main with commas of our happiness and periods of our pain.
~ Edgar Selwyn
Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can't remember who we are or why we're here.
~ Sue Monk Kidd
People are hungry for stories. It's part of our being.
~ Studs Terkel
In the end, only the stories survive.
~ Alexis M. Smith
We are not makers of history. We are made by history.
~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Colorful Painting Hundreds of artists have captured the beauty of the Virgin Islands in their own way. 🎨 Street scenes, […]Read More
Arriving by ship must be an incredible experience for visitors!🚢 When they enter the harbor for the first time, they […]Read More
Peter Island is truly paradise! Our of our ancestors purchased the Great Harbor area in 1913 with the hope of […]Read More
Lately, I’ve been reading old postcards and finding it quite entertaining to see what visitors thought about the Virgin Islands. Here’s […]Read More
I love these old postcards that capture a moment in time. I remember climbing a flamboyant tree similar to the […]Read More
Estate Concordia There’s a rare collection of documents about St. Croix’s history on sale today! The documents cover Estate Concordia […]Read More
Caneel Bay Caneel Bay Caneel Bay ~ 1958 ⛱ In a postcard home to family, a visitor at Caneel Bay, […]Read More
Apothecary Hall This is a pretty postcard of the Apothecary Hall. The three-story building was destroyed by a Christmas fire […]Read More
Today in VI History On this day, March 18, 1931, the first civilian governor of the US Virgin Islands was […]Read More
St. Thomas Temperance Society “Too few men have been given such opportunity for worthy service, and fewer still have […]Read More
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