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Emancipation Garden

History to discover. Near the fort and museum and the government buildings. Clean and neat. Event... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
PattyC54
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Mentor, Ohio
A Nice Green Garden

Emancipation Garden is a lovely green Garden with a lot of history. This place was made to... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
DilrukshiH
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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A small park commemorating Lincoln’s 1848 Emancipation Proclamation. There’s even a reproduction of the Liberty Bell.
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Between Tolbod Gade and Ft. Christian, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

Emancipation Garden is a special meeting place for the community. Yesterday i was there for the Culture and Food Fair during carnival 2019. Today I was there after Jouvert and enjoyed times with friends and family. This historic space is part of my culture as...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

History to discover. Near the fort and museum and the government buildings. Clean and neat. Event occur here

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

Great chill out zone with free fast (40mB) wifi and just as good hazelnut coffee in the cafe on the corner. They have takeaway and you can chill on a bench. For all of those who do not want to shop, have finished shopping or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

At first it was not obvious why this park was dedicated to the emancipation of slaves, but then I discovered a small statue at the margin of the park. It shows a man kissing a conch and holding an axe. It commemorates 150 years since...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

Emancipation Garden is a lovely green Garden with a lot of history. This place was made to celebrate the elimination of slavery on 3rd July 1848. There are several monuments to commemorate, several incidents, associated with these historical happenings. A replica of the Liberty Bell...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

On this visit the park seemed to be a primary hangout for locals. There is a copy of the American Liberty Bell placed there in 1950. Also, a monument describing an event in 1607 when a group of English settlers landed here for three days...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Came across Emancipation Garden while doing a walking tour of Charlotte Amalie. It is right next to the Vendor's Plaza where locals sell all manner of interesting artefacts and souvenirs. The Garden has a bandstand, with quite a lot of chickens and roosters strutting around....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MeredithAussie
Reviewed May 31, 2018

With the elimination of slavery in St. Thomas in July of 1848, this garden is a tribute to that time and the suffering of many prior to it. The gazebo and statue of the slave blowing a conch are quite nice, but the place markings...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank pdube7
Reviewed April 8, 2018

1848 – that was when slavery was abolished in St Thomas. The park is named after that event and is on the main street of the old town. However, there is very little that draws attention to it or its significance. Freedom is the stature...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

Due to two hurricanes, Matthew and Maria, my USVI vacation was postponed twice. Twice my plans were in effect, then abruptly Upon finally arriving I witnessed first hand what all the commotion was all about. Many of the hotels and B&Bs were not open and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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