Carnival Time Carnival time is a festive time in the Virgin islands! Thousands visit the islands to celebrate its history and culture partaking in food fairs, fun festivities, parades, and parties. This vintage postcard captured a fun moment during the parade in 1958. It had only been six years since Carnival became an annual celebration, […]
Virgin Islands Postcards
Discovering a Clue to this Postcard’s Identity Unbeknownst to me, this postcard image held one important clue to its date and occasion.🔎 I’ve been trying to identify it for a long time until a friend from St. John, spotted the schooner, Viking anchored in the background. With this information, I was able to find the […]
A Postcard Home During War Times “Dearest Mom and Dad, Just a card to let you know that I’m still alive and kicking. We’re here in the Virgin Islands for one night and it is really dead! But I guess it is the same everywhere. Hope you all are OK and the town is still […]
Caneel Bay 1985 “We’re having a great time! This place is surely a tropical paradise. Today, we’re going to explore the island by jeep. The weather is simply beautiful!” This collectible is available on eBay. Have a look at other vintage postcards sent by visitors to the islands. They’re quite entertaining! Visit the shop!
Virgin Gorda I love finding and collecting vintage postcards! Here’s one from a guest staying in the British Virgin Islands in 1958. “A beautiful place with wonderful accommodations! Food is simply marvelous with plenty of fruit and fish native to this area. Hurricane Cleo passed by last night, but not much damage here.” HVJ To find […]
Enid M. Baa, Librarian Recently, I’ve been finding the most incredible Virgin Islands memorabilia on eBay! 📨 This set of unique postcards sent to friends in 1934 was hand-written by a distant relative, Miss Enid M. Baa. They are Virgin Islands’ history lessons on a postcard! Miss Baa was the Director of Libraries and […]