The Lime Industry in Tortola Here’s an interesting notice found in the archives of the Royal Danish Library about the lime industry in Tortola and how much was paid for them. Visit the Shop!
Last Will and Testament of James Thornton The online auction site, eBay offers an array of interesting historical memorabilia and sometimes rare documents relating to the British Virgin Islands can be found. Below is the last testament of one, James Thronton of Tortola. It is available for purchase for $300.00 for those interested with this […]
The Onion Industry in Tortola Visit the shop!
Free Cotton Seeds Visit the shop!
List of 22 Methodist Preachers
August Monday Festival August Monday–a holiday set aside in remembrance of Emancipation was celebrated in gala style in the year 1929. The following account was found in the old newspapers and has been reprinted below to help keep the island’s history alive. The Celebration “The committee in charge of the day’s celebration left nothing undone to provide […]
Historic Video of Tortola Tortola – historic […]
The Pride of Tortola The Pride of Tortola was a 65-foot island schooner once owned by Rudolph Hodge. She was an important part of the inter-island trade between the British and US Virgin Islands, delivering everything from perishable food supplies to building materials. She certainly had an adventuresome time during her years on the sea. […]