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The History of Norman Island: Pirates, Buried Treasure, and Robert Louis Stevenson

The History of Norman Island: In this fascinating post, you’re going to discover a short description about Norman Island, a private island in the British Virgin Islands, and for whom the island may […]

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Creque Family Descendant Shares Norman Island’s Rich History in New Book: Norman Island: True Treasure Tales

Hi, if you’re looking for more information about Vintage Norman Island: True Treasure Tales, I thought you would find this post interesting. It provides a little more information about the Creque […]

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What’s Inside the Mystery Cave at John Brewers Bay ~ 1929

John Brewer’s Bay The cave set high above the Estate of John Brewers Bay on the Western end of St. Thomas has intrigued visitors for years. Tales of hidden treasure […]

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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

Family Story: True or Not? Have you ever been told a fascinating story about a member of your family and attempted to verify it, only to be frustrated by what […]

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Creque's Alley, St. Thomas, USVI

A Haunting Experience Above Creque’s Alley #3 in St. Thomas

Creque’s Alley Number 3 This alley, located in St. Thomas, was said to be haunted during the 1930s. 👻 My grandmother lived upstairs with her husband and told us many […]

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Happy Thanksgiving Day from the US Virgin Islands.

Happy Thanksgiving from the US Virgin Islands!

Happy Thanksgiving from our family, past, and present. ❤ Thanksgiving for Little Joys 1921 Dear God, from my small world of commonplaces, Of homely tasks and dear loved, circling faces, […]

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Creque's Chevrolet, Creque's Alley, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Creque’s Alley and the Famous Folk Band, The Mamas and the Papas

  The History of Creque’s Alley Did you know that Creque’s Alley was named for the Main Street merchant, Henry O. Creque? When he purchased the three warehouse buildings and […]

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Billy Bones Beach Bar & Grill, Norman Islands, British Virgin Islands menu

Rare Billy Bones Beach Bar Menu Up For Sale!

While scrolling through ebay today, I came across an interesting find! It was a dinner menu from a restaurant my husband and I opened in 1997! It brought back a flood of […]

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Henry Creque Ten pounds

The Ten Pound Baby!

Ten Pound Baby 🍼 Have you ever discovered articles about your family in the old newspapers?  I’ve been thrilled to find as many as I have for our family. Here’s […]

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Creque Marine Railway

See the Damage to the Creque Marine Railway After Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Before Hurricane Damage The Creque Marine Railway is a special, historic property that first became a part of our family’s holdings in 1910. While visiting over Christmas, I had the […]

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Francis Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands

My Mother’s Memories of Mary’s Point ~ 1940s

The history of Francis Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands: In this post, you’re going to learn a little information about the Creque family’s home at Francis Bay and the […]

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How Greek Mythology influenced our ancestor's passions ~ 1918

How Greek Mythology Influenced Our Ancestor’s Passions ~ 1918

Family Heirlooms Have you ever wondered about the history behind your family’s heirlooms? I was always an inquisitive child, constantly questioning my grandmother about her priceless treasures. Her parent’s home was filled […]

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