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Carnival Time in the Virgin Islands

Celebrating Carnival Time in the US Virgin Islands ~ 1978

Carnival Time The first Carnival celebrations in the Virgin Islands were joyous ones! Both were successes in 1912 and 1914 […]

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Indian elephant visits St. Thomas, Danish West Indies, now US Virgin islands

See the Greatest Show on Earth! ~ 1835

Did you know that the circus came to St. Thomas? Not just once, but many times! 🎪 However, this show […]

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Charles Lindburgh's plane and flower girl, Margie Creque in St. Thomas ,US Virgin Islands by Valerie Sims

Could This Be Charles Lindbergh’s Flower Girl? ~ 1928

Margie Creque 🌺 Family Story: True or Not? Have you ever been told a fascinating story about a member of […]

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Unveiling the Bust of King Christian IX in St.Thomas, Danish West Indies ~ 1909

Unveiling the Bust of King Christian IX ~ 1909

Long ago, it was recorded that August 5, 1909, would always be remembered in the “history of St. Thomas”, as the day the […]

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The Dedication of the New Catholic Church in Cruz Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands ~ 1963

Dedicating the New Catholic Church in Cruz Bay ~ 1963

This chapel has been our family’s favorite place of worship for a very long time.   My husband and I […]

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The First performance of the Adams Juvenile Band, St. Thomas, Danish West Indies ~ 1910 By Valerie Sims

The First Performance of the ADAMS JUVENILE BAND ~ 1910

Adams Juvenile Band ON THIS DAY in 1910, the Adams Juvenile Band gave their first performance! 🎷🥁🎺 It took place at […]

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The Carnival King and Queen of the US Virgin Islands ~ 1957

Meet the New Carnival King and Queen ~ 1957

Carnival may be a fond memory now, but seeing vintage photographs of past Carnival Kings and Queens is still very […]

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Postcard captured King Christian IX"s anniversary ~ 1903

How the 40th Anniversary of King Christian IX’s Reign was Celebrated ~ 1903

40th Anniversary Celebration This postcard captured one of the most joyous celebrations in the island’s history! Don’t let the date […]

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President Herbert Clark Hoover visits the US Virgin Islands ~ 1931

Remarks President Herbert Hoover Made About His Visit ~ 1931

Herbert Clark Hoover was the first sitting US President in Virgin Islands history to visit the islands ~ 1931. Thousands came […]

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Celebrating Three King's Day in St. Thomas, Danish West Indies in 1910 By Valerie Sims

Celebrating Three King’s Day ~ 1910

Three King’s Day had the reputation of being the happiest of the holiday seasons! It was a half-holiday that started at […]

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On Aug 6, 1977, a new world record Blue Marlin was caught off St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. By Valerie Sims

How A World Record Blue Marlin Was Caught ~ 1977

Blue marlin tournaments became very popular in St. Thomas after John Battles set an all-tackle world record in 1964.   He […]

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First Virgin Islands Library

The First Public Library Opens ~ 1920

For generations, many citizens longed for a public library in the Virgin Islands! With the generous help of the Red […]

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