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Emancipation Garden

Between Tolbod Gade and Ft. Christian, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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A small park commemorating Lincoln’s 1848 Emancipation Proclamation. There’s even a reproduction of the Liberty Bell.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good41%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“small park” (5 reviews)
Between Tolbod Gade and Ft. Christian, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

The Emancipation Garden is centrally located in town. It is not very big and you can see everything there relatively quickly. When I went through, there were quite a few homeless at the park there. I never felt threatened, but just keep your eyes open.

Thank DanMc_2015
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is small park in Charlotte Amalie on the edge of the tourist shopping area. There's not much to it, though it does have historical significance for the people of St Thomas. it seemed a little grotty and unkept, but it is apparently a favourite...More

1  Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Though the park itself is nice, during our trip we witnessed two unsavory incidents involving homeless people who were intoxicated. I would not feel comfortable spending any length of time in the park after seeing these problems. In one incident, a young man who was...More

1  Thank SMLove226
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Small park commemorating the 1848 proclamation that freed the slaves. A reproduction of Philadelphia's Liberty Bell occupies a corner of the grounds. There are large shade trees, park benches, and a gazebo which make the park an ideal spot to take a rest. Hence, homeless...More

2  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 20 May 2016

While in St. Thomas I had the pleasure of attending the Coal Pot Cooking Competition. It is a cook off of local food vendors cooking the traditional Caribbean way with a coal pot. There were local vendors, live steel drum music and plenty of food...More

Thank infoctrl
Reviewed 11 May 2016

The emancipation garden is beautiful but too many homeless people hang out here. It is in the heart of town and you can visit and sit on one of the benches but be prepared to get entertained

3  Thank Debra K
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Emancipation Garden, located in downtown Charlotte Amalie, is a comfortable place in which to sit under 100+ year old trees, and enjoy being in the Caribbean.

Thank Roy A A
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

This a park where the locals and tourist van go and just relax. There are Park chairs so you can sit and relax. There are plenty of trees to get you shade from the hot sun.

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Take a break from shopping or sight seeing and sit or stroll thru this nice historical little park. In February when we were showing off Main Street to family visitors we made sure the park was a stop before getting back in the car.

4  Thank Sapphire-Ed
Reviewed 6 March 2016

most of the vendors have all the same stuff for sale, look quickly, dont touch, or you will feel obligated to buy it. if you dont mind faux designer knockoffs, then this is the place to to get your next handbag, expect to pay 30%...More

2  Thank ddemers12
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