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“Small But Important Attraction”

Emancipation Garden
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St Thomas Shopping and Sightseeing Half-Day Tour
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Owner description: A small park commemorating Lincoln’s 1848 Emancipation Proclamation. There’s even a reproduction of the Liberty Bell.
Reviewed September 13, 2012

This is an important gardens commemorating the emancipation of the sugar plantation slaves. After a few smaller slave protests a larger rebellion took place and in 1848 the Danish Governor issued a proclamation to free the slaves. This garden is an easy walk from anywhere in Charlotte Amalie and while not a massive botanical spectacle should be appreciated for what it stands for.

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Reviewed August 4, 2012

Had a chance to purchase some local caribbean stones for the family. Went up to Mountain Top and the price was 10 times as much. We found parking everyday we went down to shop as well. MUST DO!

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Reviewed July 17, 2012

The prices were cheaper here than the norm around St. Thomas and it's nice to visit with the locals.

Thank Jenny H
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Reviewed June 18, 2012

This structure was built to commemorate the freeing of the slaves in the territory on July 3, 1848.

There are a lot of local events that go on here; for example, recently, the CAHS class of 1972 held a Quelbe dance clinic of sorts.

It is a great place to sit and people watch as St. Thomas is usually filled with tourist from around the world,

Thank 1knowing1
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Reviewed May 12, 2012

You'll want to visit the Emancipation Garden. Delightful view, very charming.

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