Map of Attractions in Christiansted

1 | Fort Louisa Augusta Light

The center of downtown Christiansted is less than a mile (a kilometer and a half) to the south west of this lighthouse.

1 | Peter Carl Limpricht Park

The center of downtown Christiansted is a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) east of this park.

1 | The Lutheran Church

Originally the Dutch Reformed Church on St. Croix, this building was built in 1744 and sold to the Lutherans in 1831, who made this their main church on the island. Today, the church is known for being one of the oldest Lutheran Churches in U.S.

Make your way about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from the center of downtown Christiansted to find this historical site, which is located on King Street.

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2 | Government House

Built in 1830 by the Dutch, this grand house housed the Governor of the islands until 1871 when the Dutch moved the capital to the island of St. Thomas. Today, the house is used mainly for historical education and cultural events.

Go less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from The Lutheran Church to find this historical site, which is located at 4126 La Grande Princesse.

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3 | Apothecary Hall

Take a look at the Apothecary Museum to see how illnesses and injuries were handled in the 1800's. With basic technology, and often short on supplies, settlers relied on these early pharmacies for medicine and basic aid.

This museum is located at 4ab and 6a Queen Cross Street, and is a short distance from Government House.

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4 | St. Croix Archaeological Museum

Preserving the history of St. Croix, this Archaeological Museum is where the historians and archaeologist place the artifacts and treasures of St. Croix's past. Through these relics, archaeologist and anthropologist are able the figure out how they lived, and help assemble a complete picture of the past.

Situated at 6 Company Street, this museum is a short distance from Apothecary Hall.

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5 | Scale House

Since 1856, ships carrying trade through the port in Christiansted would be inspected by this early weight station, similar to the ones that can be seen for trucks on the highway.

This historical site is situated a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from St. Croix Archaeological Museum, and is just outside the heart of downtown Christiansted.

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6 | Steeple Building

What began as a Lutheran Church is now a museum called the Steeple Building detailing, among other important topics, the history of the slave trade on St. Croix.

Go about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Scale House to reach this museum, which is located at 2100 Church Street.

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7 | Customs House

Built in 1841, the Customs House used to be the center for tax collection in the city. Later it would serve as a post office, then a library.

This historical site is less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Steeple Building, and is in downtown Christiansted.

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8 | D Hamilton Jackson Park

Guests can find this park on the ocean, less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Customs House.

9 | Fort Christiansted

Built around the year 1750, Fort Christianssvaern has held an important role in the history of Christiansted. While it was originally built to ward off attacks against the harbour, the fort never saw battle, and was eventually converted into a jail.

Find this historical site within the domain of D Hamilton Jackson Park.

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1 | Tropical Therapy

Beginning with a complimentary cup of tea, every guest that visits Tropical Therapy is treated like a VIP. Their wide selection of treatments is extensive enough that there is something for everyone, so no matter what ails you, you will find peace through massage here.

Make your way east for a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer) from the center of downtown Christiansted to find this spa.

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Points of Interest Near Christiansted
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Apothecary Hall Downtown Christiansted
Customs House Downtown Christiansted
D Hamilton Jackson Park Downtown Christiansted
Fort Christiansted 0.2 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted
Fort Louisa Augusta Light 0.9 mi. Northeast of Downtown Christiansted
Government House Downtown Christiansted
Peter Carl Limpricht Park 0.5 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted
Scale House Downtown Christiansted
St. Croix Archaeological Museum Downtown Christiansted
Steeple Building Downtown Christiansted
The Lutheran Church Downtown Christiansted
Tropical Therapy 0.5 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted

 

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