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Address: Between Tolbod Gade and Ft. Christian, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Activities: Shopping
Description: A small park commemorating Lincoln’s 1848 Emancipation Proclamation...
A small park commemorating Lincoln’s 1848 Emancipation Proclamation. There’s even a reproduction of the Liberty Bell.
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Have a Seat and Relax

Emancipation Garden is a small oasis on the east side of Charlotte Amalie, behind vendor plaza, flanked by Fort Christian, and the Grand Galleria. Sure, you'll see a few chickens... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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St Thomas
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96 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Emancipation Garden is a small oasis on the east side of Charlotte Amalie, behind vendor plaza, flanked by Fort Christian, and the Grand Galleria. Sure, you'll see a few chickens, and maybe a homeless person or two, but it is one of the few places downtown where you can sit down and relax without someone trying to sell you something.... More 

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Avalon
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

beautiful garden right where the cruise ships dock in Charlotte Amalie. Well worth waling through and admiring the statues and reading the biographies commemorating the long road leading toward racial equality.

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It just gives an interesting vibe. There were a few bums there and some chickens. But it is a nice park. And there a few things to see like the Liberty Bell replica.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This looks just like a regular park and it is, but it does make significant reference to the history in the United States and the statues to match. I'll say that the thing I will always remember are all the chickens hiding behind a bench to relax more than anything else. That was funny and it's worth going there just... More 

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The only reason I listed this with Emancipation Garden is Trip Advisor does not have this place listed as an attraction. It is the BEST KEPT SHOPPING SECRET for souvenirs in Charlotte Amalie. Plus, you an bargain with the Vendors for Lower Prices ! It is called VENDORS PLAZA, also known as Emancipation Plaza, where vendors set up small booths,... More 

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The Seven Cities, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Emancipation Gardens is such a peaceful place to go and sit and enjoy the breeze. It has lots of lil park benches around, trash cans and is in a convenient location to eatery's and bars! (10min walk). During VI Carnival they showed movies here each night. The children and adults enjoyed it the same.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Thos area 8s just east of the main shopping district in downtown Charlotte Amalie. The thisbabpark with a gazebo often with music. Right next to it is the vendor's market with a wide choice of items for sale. There is al so some food and drink. This is also a great plave during carnival. Native St. Tomians come in from... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

A pleasant park. However, it was dominated not by the small sculpture pertinent to 1848 emancipation but by a statue of a Danish king and a replica of the Liberty Bell.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

If you like to people watch, this is a good place. If you want to get away from the the hustle and bustle of the shopping district, not so much. We just sat and rested and drank a little bottled water we carried from out hotel. So all was good - even in the heat of the day.

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Avon, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,535 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Emancipation Garden is the large shady park just to the northwest of Fort Christian and was dedicated to the 1848 emancipation of St Thomas’ slaves. There are a number of monuments, including a model of the Liberty Bell, plantings and a Gazebo. We visited during the Holidays and the Garden is clearly a center of activity as it was nicely... More 

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Address: Between Tolbod Gade and Ft. Christian, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas  >  Charlotte Amalie

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