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On this day in 1909, a horrific fire destroyed the iconic building which housed the Telegraph Office in St. Thomas! The […]Read More
Recently, several friends on Facebook have wondered about the identity of a Veteran Postman seen in this postcard image above. […]Read More
HMS Valkyrien After rumors of an impending disturbance among the laboring class began to surface, the local government sent a […]Read More
J. Antonio Jarvis Great discovery!! Here is one of the EARLIEST stories published by J. Antonio Jarvis! He was only […]Read More
Choosing a New Name Months prior to the official Transfer Day ceremony, a resolution was submitted to the House of Representatives […]Read More
Governor Lars Christian Helweg-Larsen on left stands next to Colonel Theodore Roosevelt (wearing a suit of dark grey tweed) and […]Read More
As I perused through fragile, old letters and newspaper clippings that have been saved by many generations in our family, there was one […]Read More
During the summer of 1912, many seasonal sugarcane laborers from the British Virgin Islands, working in the Dominican Republic, returned […]Read More
The history of the Creque family is filled with intrigue and adventure! However, it also has its fair share of calamities. Six branches […]Read More
Many generations of our family have loved touring the vessels that anchored off St Thomas. ⚓ Watching movies on the Carla […]Read More
The third Carnival to be held in St. Thomas, was planned to coincide with the arrival of one of the most […]Read More
After I saw this postcard online of a vessel at the Creque Marine Railway, I thought I would share a […]Read More
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