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Address: Al Cohen's Plaza | Raphune Hill, St. Thomas

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The Caribbean Genealogy Library is an awesome resource to understand the history of the Caribbean to include the Virgin Islands. The staff is knowledgeable and this place is ideal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Caribbean Genealogy Library is an awesome resource to understand the history of the Caribbean to include the Virgin Islands. The staff is knowledgeable and this place is ideal for both visitors and residents alike. Visitors who are into history will get even more information about the history of the VI and Caribbean from experts. I was born and grew... More 

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I was amazed at the Caribbean Library's resources beyond the Caribbean. And, the two lectures I attended added to my knowledge and appreciation of the Virgin Islands. The staff was friendly and informative. Gene Delaplane

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Tucked in a small shopping center on Raphune Hill about 5-10 minutes from bustling Charlotte Amelie is this gem for people like me searching for their ancestors. Rob was extremely helpful with advice, pulling microfilms and with his vast knowledge of the records. As an added bonus there is a nice art gallery two doors down where my wife browsed... More 

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Baytown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

The Caribbean Genealogy Library, as its name implies, is a library to research your Caribbean family history. The folks that have worked with me there and remotely are very helpful and patient and they have lots of good resources there, many of which are only at this library. We had a pretty extended power outage one of the 2 days... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

A month ago, scheduled to attend a medical seminar in St. Thomas, US-VI, my wife and I started a trip, my first ever there, that will turn into one of the most significant, meaningful spiritual and cultural journeys of my life. During those 6 days, my attention was utterly absorbed by the "duty of memory" ("devoir de memoire") as we,... More 

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Jacksonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

I was happy to find Caribbean Genealogy Library. Close to the cruise ship dock and air conditioned. I spent some time on Ancestry.com and looked at the books.

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