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Can You Name the National Flower of the US Virgin Islands?

 The National Flower of the US Virgin Islands The Yellow Cedar is the National flower of the US Virgin Islands. […]

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St. John July 4th parade in the US Virgin Islands

Celebrating July 4th St. John Style ~ 1979

St. John July 4th Celebrations Do you plan to celebrate the Fourth of July on St. John? If so, I […]

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Cinnamon Bay by Fritz Melbye painting

Cultural Adaptation & Resistance on St. John Book by Karen Fog Olwig

Here’s an interesting book about the history of St. John that I’m planning on reading this summer. Below you’ll find […]

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Come Back To The Virgin Isles ~ 1957

Come Back to the Virgin Isles Bill La Motta was one of the most talented pianists, organists, composers and arrangers from […]

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Coconut Palm Tree Painting in the Virgin Islands

Colorful Coconut Palm Tree Painting For Sale

Coconut Palm Tree This is such a beautiful painting of a coconut palm tree that I thought I would share […]

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Things are Just as I Hoped for on St. John! ~ 1985

Everything is just as I hoped! I often wonder what visitors think of our beautiful islands. Perusing eBay for some of […]

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1956, Redbook Magazine about the romantic Virgin Islands

The Romantic Virgin Islands ~ 1956

The Romantic Virgin Islands ~ 1956 Redbook Magazine shared a wonderful article about the romantic Virgin Islands in their September […]

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Carnival parade with Mocko Jumbies in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

St. John and Virgin Islands History Book by Gideon West

There’s a new book about the history of the Virgin Islands with a focus on St. John available!   It’s […]

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Caneel Bay postcard, St. John, US Virgin Islands 1958

The Lure of Caneel Bay Makes One Visitor Want To Stay ~ 1958

Caneel Bay Caneel Bay Caneel Bay ~ 1958 ⛱ In a postcard home to family, a visitor at Caneel Bay, […]

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The Inauguration of the FIRST civilian Governor, Paul M. Pearson in the US Virgin Islands ~ 1931 By Valerie Sims

First Civilian Governor of the Virgin Islands Inaugurated ~ 1934

Today in VI History On this day, March 18, 1931, the first civilian governor of the US Virgin Islands was […]

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Sprauve Library, St. John, US Virgin Islands

Historic Home Houses Public Library ~ 1790

The Sprauve Public Library is located in one of the oldest buildings that has survived the ravages of time including […]

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Francis Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands

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

Have you ever been to Francis Bay beach on St. John? 🌴 It’s one of the most beautiful beaches that […]

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Artist, Margaret Casey Gates sketches in the US Virgin Islands ~ 1936

Beautiful Sketches Found by Artist, Margaret Casey Gates ~ 1936

Margaret Casey Gates     Casey’s Sketchbook  Discovered in a faded black notebook at the Archives of American Art in Washington […]

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Parade Magazine of the Virgin Islands ~ 1957

Finding a Caribbean Holiday Magazine ~ 1951

There’s a great Virgin Islands collectible on ebay today ~ 1951. 📚 Take a look with this link!==> Ebay.  Holiday […]

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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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Annaberg Ruins, St. John, US Virgin Islands

Take a Video Tour of ANNABERG RUINS

Check out this video tour of the Annaberg Ruins on St. John, US Virgin Islands.

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St. John School Children in US Virgin Islands

Rare Photograph Found of St. John School Children ~ 1930s

St. Johnians, do you recognize these school children in this vintage photograph? Could they be your family members? In 1933, Civil Engineer, […]

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Remembering Doris Jadan of St. John, US Virgin Islands

Remembering A Special Neighbor, Doris Jadan

Tomorrow will be twelve years since our good friend and neighbor, Doris Jadan passed away. Had the opportunity to visit […]

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Queen Margrethe II of Denmark visits the U.S. Virgin Islands.

A Visit by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark ~ 1976

Queen Margrethe II Queen Margrethe II and her family’s visit to the islands was a monumental event for many! I […]

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The St. John-Pelican Cay boat races in the US Virgin Islands in 1937 By Valerie Sims

Watching the St. John-Pelican Cay Sloop Race ~ 1937

Boat racing was one of the sports our great-grandparents loved watching! In 1937, hundreds of spectators enjoyed watching a sailboat […]

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