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The Scale House shares both a park and a colonial Dutch style of architecture with Fort Christiansvaern. This historical landmark is located on 7 acres of waterfront in downtown Christiansted. Aptly named, this is where the island's precious sugar and rum exports, as well as imported goods, were weighted prior to being shipped. The architecture of this 18th century is a stunning feature of the downtown area and the building's ochre colour the perfect compliment to the azure coastline.⚖ . . #travelblogger #travelling #travelgram #vacationlife #islandlife #tropicalparadise #tropicalvibes #caribbeanparadise #caribbeanadventure #caribbean #caribbeanvacation #beautifuldestinations #dailyarchitecture #architecture #architectural #nationalparkservice #fortchristiansvaern #historicallandmark #christiansted #stcroix #usvi #visitstcroix #virginislands #exploreamerica #discoveramerica #getoutthere #travellovers #travelamerica #traveltheglobe #travelphotography
Today, admission was FREE to #FortChristiansvaern ! Fascinating #StCroix history, cool Caribbean breezes, and breathtaking harbor views. Surprisingly, the cannons never had to be fired in defense but only to signal curfews and the arrivals of dignitaries and during military drills. 💣 . Alexander Hamilton’s mother was even imprisoned here (by her cruel first husband when she refused to live with him). Did you know Alexander Hamilton spent his childhood in St. Croix??? 🇻🇮 . #stx #usvi #usvirginislands #gotostcroix #visitstcroix #womanonarock @nationalparkservice
🏰 #fortchristiansvaern in #christiansted #stcroix . What a beautiful piece of history !! ☀️
Fort Christiansvaern is an historical landmark located on 7 acres of waterfront in downtown Christiansted. The architecture of this 18th century is a stunning feature of the downtown area and the building's ochre colour the perfect compliment to the azure coastline. . . #travelblogger #travelling #travelgram #vacationlife #islandlife #tropicalparadise #tropicalvibes #caribbeanparadise #caribbeanadventure #caribbean #caribbeanvacation #beautifuldestinations #dailyarchitecture #architecture #architectural #nationalparkservice #fortchristiansvaern #historicallandmark #christiansted #stcroix #usvi #visitstcroix #virginislands #exploreamerica #discoveramerica #getoutthere #travellovers #travelamerica #traveltheglobe #travelphotography
My mural is front page of the St. Croix Avis! Thank you, Kayla Gonzalez (@kaygonic ), for doing such an amazing job with the article! ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #stcroixwalls #mural #muralart #muralartist #muralpainting #nycartist #nycartists #nycpainter #stcroix #stcroixusvi #artist #artistsoninstagram #fortchristiansvaern #artistsofinstagram #artistlife #islandweather #stcroixvi #lovemyjob #lovemyjob ❤️ #frontpagenews
And we are done!!! Thanks to everyone who has helped and supported me in this meaningful endeavor! Thanks, most of all, to @glendasmalleysmith for founding @stcroixwalls and starting this initiative in the first place! And again, lots and lots of thanks to my new friend, St. Croix artist Tamara Michael, for her guidance and assistance throughout this whole process! 🤗🤗 This has seriously been the best 2 weeks of my life (for 2 reasons 😜 more on that later!) I am feeling very very grateful 🙏 #stcroixwalls . . . #mural #muralart #muralartist #muralpainting #nycartist #nycartists #nycpainter #stcroix #stcroixusvi #artist #artistsoninstagram #fortchristiansvaern #artistsofinstagram #artistlife #hurricanerecovery #stcroixrecovery #recovery #islandweather #happyfriday #happyfridayeveryone #fridaymotivation #fridayvibes #finishedart #grateful 🙏 #grateful
Of all the visitors and passersby, my favorite were the kids. These two sisters were waiting for their grandmother to pick them up when they first timidly crept up to us to shyly ask if they could help. How cute is that?? When we told them what the St. Croix Walls Project was all about, they started telling us about how sometimes they get to paint at school and what colors they liked and how the painting class sometimes merged with drama class etc. And then they started telling us about who wasn’t at school that day and the homework they have over the weekend and how their grandma sometimes gets forgetful etc etc. It was so adorable and so endearing how welcoming and open-hearted these two little girls were. It’ll always give my heart a squeeze remembering their innocent and bright enthusiasm to share and to engage 😻😻 #wip #stcroixwalls . . . #mural #muralart #muralartist #muralpainting #nycartist #nycartists #nycpainter #stcroix #stcroixusvi #artist #artistsoninstagram #fortchristiansvaern #artistsofinstagram #artistlife #workinprogress #islandweather #kids_of_our_world #kidstravel #kidsactivity
St. Croix locals are amongst the friendliest, most sociable, and caring people I’ve ever encountered. Literally every 10-15 min all day, someone will walk by or drive by and ask about the wall or tell us what a beautiful job we are doing. Cops, security guards, and construction workers ask us if we need anything all the time. And kids come before and after school to (at first shyly) ask us questions about the wall and entreat us to play with them and then flat out ask if they could paint too or whether we could referee a race between them lol. It is an uniquely St. Croix thing to always say “good morning”, “good afternoon”, or “good evening” when you encounter anyone — whether you know them or not. I’ve had such a good time chatting and interacting with locals. It’s really added a cultural and very human aspect to this project. Thank you, #stcroix 😊🙏 #wip #stcroixwalls . . . #mural #muralart #muralartist #muralpainting #nycartist #nycartists #nycpainter #stcroix #stcroixusvi #artist #artistsoninstagram #fortchristiansvaern #artistsofinstagram #artistlife #workinprogress #islandweather #tuesdaymotivation #tuesdaymorning #tuesdaythoughts #stcroixvi
Bottom half of the mural is nearly done! It is of St. Croix’s iconic landmark Fort Christiansvaern. Sun is not the primary concern today but tropical storm Kirk. So far it’s only been raining on and off, sometimes as little as only 5 minutes at a time before that particular “rainy cloud” gets blown away. Forecast is not to be trusted here bc of the fickle wind. Instead, the locals have an uncanny ability to predict weather based on wind and cloud formation within sight. Don’t bet with the locals on weather here; you’ll lose every time 🤣 #wip #stcroixwalls . . . #mural #muralart #muralartist #muralpainting #nycartist #nycartists #nycpainter #stcroix #stcroixusvi #artist #artistsoninstagram #fortchristiansvaern #artistsofinstagram #artistlife #workinprogress #tropicalstormkirk #islandweather #saturdaymorning #saturdaymotivation
Trying to get as much done as I can before 1pm when we will no longer be in the relative shade. Even so, it’s 95 degrees with 86% humidity. It does give me a lot of anxiety having to take this aspect of nature and time into account but it’s also incredibly incredibly exhilarating! It engages the act of painting with the world around you and makes the physicality already present in painting sooooo much more poignant. I’ve had such an immensely joyful day and I will always be working toward this high. I’m exhausted but I can’t wait to do this again tomorrow! I’m so so thankful to be having this experience. Thank you, @stcroixwalls ! ❤️❤️🙏🙏 . . . #wip #stcroixwalls #godilovemyjob #ilovemyjob #lovemyjob #mural #muralart #muralartist #muralpainting #nycartist #nycartists #nycpainter #stcroix #stcroixusvi #artist #artistsoninstagram #artistsofinstagram #artistlife #morningmotivations #morningmotivation #workinprogress #fortchristiansvaern #fortchristiansted
The town of Christiansted is the largest town in St. Croix and one of the most popular destinations. Christiansted is a brilliant combination of the island’s colonial history and culture with modern tourism. Walk along the boardwalk in Christiansted and you will pass by a number of shops, restaurants, and activities that are great for couples or families. At the end of the boardwalk (walking west to east) the footpath culminates at the walls of Fort Christiansvaern. For a $2 entrance fee, enter the fort and marvel at the architecture, history, and the vibrant colors that remind you that you are in the Caribbean. It is easy to get mesmerized by the beauty of Fort Christiansvaern, with its cannons, tunnels, and intricate architecture. . . . #christiansted #christiansted_stx #stcroixisland #carnivalcruise #carnivalcruiselines #usvirginislands #caribbeanvacation #usvi #stcroix #fortchristiansvaern #chrislabascophotography #stcroixnice #stcroixlife #travelphotography #caribbeanocean #caribbeancruise #stcroixusvi #stcroixvi #stcroixparadise #stcroixvacation #stcroixviews
🎶 Some sweet tunes for your ears from tonight’s #JazzinthePark in #StCroix . First Friday of every month by #FortChristiansvaern in the #ChristianstedHarbor 🎶 . . #stcroixusvi #stx #usvirginislands #usvi #surroundmewithwater #coastalliving #womanonarock #gotostcroix #visitstcroix
Life has a funny way Of working things out Just when you started To believe it never will . . . Christiansted was the capital of the former Danish West Indies on my beautiful hometown of St. Croix. Here at Fort Christiansvaern I felt a strong sense of pride and happiness knowing everything would work out in God’s time and not mine. . . Dress: @whowhatwear Necklace: @stevemadden Earrings: @justfab Sunglasses: @elietahari . . #travelingstylist #plussizefashionista #travelwithme #fortchristiansvaern #danishheritage #visitstcroix #usvirginislands #stx #usviambassadors #internationalstylist #plussizetravel #happiness #danish #stylish #stripes #curvyfashion #confidence
•touring the fort!• #fortchristiansvaern
We hear you St.Croix , loud and clear , NO FILTERS REQUIRED ❤️
If you like the history of Alexander Hamilton, you need to visit St. Croix (USVI). Beautiful island and great history. We had the opportunity to visit St. Croix before we moved to Arizona a few years ago, this is the Fort Christiansvaer the purpose of the fort was to defend the harbor against pirates, to enforce the payment of taxes on imports/exports, to deter slave insurrections, served as jail, police station and courthouse. Hamilton's mother Rachel was imprisoned in the fort for several months by her husband Johan Lavien. (Swipe to see the jail, picture #5 ) it was a small place with a small window ( you can see Danny standing at the end looking through the window). This town had so much history about the young life of Hamilton, before the revolutionary War, or became a founding father and an author of the Federalist Papers, before he established a financial system and served as the nation’s first Treasury secretary. Alexander Hamilton was an orphan struggling to survive on the Caribbean. I love to listen to the Hamilton song “Hurricane” because transport me to St. Croix. • • Thanks to my wonderful @gopro for my awesome picture 📷 #stcroix #hamiltonlife #alexanderhamilton #travel #exploredtheplanet #usvirginislands #usvi #islandofstctoix #fortchristiansvaern #followthetrain #wanderlust #caribbean #fort #historyhasitseyesonyou #ourtwoyearsadventureinthebvi #ourtwoyearsinthebvi #travelingram #beautifulisland #islandlife #islandstories #laytonadventures #laytonfamilytravel #instatravel #traveler #gopro #goprophotography
The town of Christiansted is the largest town in St. Croix and one of the most popular destinations. Christiansted is a brilliant combination of the island’s colonial history and culture with modern tourism. Walk along the boardwalk in Christiansted and you will pass by a number of shops, restaurants, and activities that are great for couples or families. At the end of the boardwalk (walking west to east) the footpath culminates at the walls of Fort Christiansvaern. For a $2 entrance fee, enter the fort and marvel at the architecture, history, and the vibrant colors that remind you that you are in the Caribbean. It is easy to get mesmerized by the beauty of Fort Christiansvaern, with its cannons, tunnels, and intricate architecture. . . . . #stcroixharbor #stcroixisland #carnivalcruise #carnivalcruiselines #usvirginislands #fortchristiansvaern #caribbeanoceanphoto #caribbeanvacation #usvi #stcroix #chrislabascophotography #stcroixnice #stcroixlife #travelphotography #caribbeanocean #caribbeancruise #stcroixusvi #stcroixvi #stcroixparadise #stcroixvacation #stcroixviews
Come wander through 18th century buildings in one the Caribbean's few urban parks. It is a unique experience that you will never forget at #fortchristiansvaern #stcroix #usvi
Jazz på Fort Christiansværn St. Croix🌴🎷#niceevening #saintcroix #christiansted #fortchristiansvaern #jazz
🎶 Jazz. Sunset. Boats. 🎶 . 🎶Jazz in the Park. Lovely free event the last Fri of every month.🎶 . . . #fortchristiansvaern #christianstedharbor #jazzinthepark #stcroix #stx #stcroixusvi #usvirginislands #womanonarock #islandlife #coastalliving #surroundmewithwater #gotostcroix #visitstcroix
🎶 “I got this feelin’ that it’s gonna be a good, good year” 🎶 Cheers to 2018! It’s comin’! 🎶 . The very talented Eddie Russell & his band played us a mix of old jazz tunes and jazzy, Christmas tunes tonight at Fort Christiansvaern. Lovely! . . . Jazz in the Park picnic dinner date. Lovely free event the last Fri of every month. . . . #fortchristiansvaern #christianstedharbor #jazzinthepark #stcroix #stx #stcroixusvi #usvirginislands #womanonarock #islandlife #caribbeanchristmas #coastalliving #surroundmewithwater
🎶 Jazz in the Park picnic dinner date. Lovely free event the last Fri of every month. . . . #fortchristiansvaern #christianstedharbor #jazzinthepark #stcroix #stx #stcroixusvi #usvirginislands #womanonarock #islandlife #coastalliving #surroundmewithwater
Fort Christiansvaern. Pretty cool place to check out.
Wow! That was amazing! #hamilton #womeninthesequel #immigrantswegetthejobdone Cool that we were able to visit his hometown #2014 #thatonetimein #stcroix #christiansted #fortchristiansvaern Thanks @lu2del !
The fort at Christiansted, St. Croix.
Fort Christiansvaern, American Virgin Islands📍🌐. #fortchristiansvaern #america #travel #travelling
It's #almostfearless in Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands --- (Use the tag #almostfearless to be featured!) . . Via @retiredtoddlers . . "Surprisingly enough, there is a huge Danish influence here...many of the menus are in English & Danish. Wish we would have picked up on more than just "Tak" while we were in 🇩🇰Demark earlier this year! One thing is for certain...it's a heck of a lot hotter here!!" . . #christiansted  #saintcroix  #usvi #fortchristiansvaern  #danishcolonial #retiredtoddlers  #islandlife  #sunshine #usvirginislands  #aroundtheworld  #neverstopliving #globetrotter #traveltheworld #traveladdict #travellife #travelbug #travelpics #worldtraveler #seetheworld #travelphoto #traveldiaries #adventureparenting #itshotinvirginislands #travelfamily
#stcroixlife Surprisingly enough, there is a huge Danish influence here...many of the menus are in English & Danish. Wish we would have picked up on more than just "Tak" while we were in 🇩🇰Demark earlier this year! One thing is for certain...it's a heck of a lot hotter here!! . . #christiansted #saintcroix #usvi #fortchristiansvaern #danishcolonial #retiredtoddlers #islandlife #sunshine #usvirginislands #almostfearless #caribbeanandco #aroundtheworld #neverstopliving @visitusvi
Christiansted, USVI. I posted this just to see if I can post anything at all. Data service is very slow. Looks like I can post photos and Boomerangs but no videos. . My related posts: #gpcusvi #gpc2017August #gpccaribbean #gpcfort . #FortChristiansvaern #fortchristiansværn #FortChristiansvaernpark #christianstead #stcroix #stcroixvi #stcroixvirginislands #stcroixusvi
Room with a view #fortchristiansvaern #🏝 #stcroix #usvi
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What happened a 100 years ago... will still be remembered 🇺🇸🇩🇰🏝#stcroix #fortchristiansvaern #christiansted #usvirginislands
Advanced selfie. Shirt: lilliescloset.org via @mz_2_petty
Fort Christiansvaern - built to defend the harbor against pirates, enforce the payment of taxes on imports and exports, and deter slave insurrections.
Cannon at Fort Christiansvaern, St Croix #canon #fortChristiansvaern #stcroix #sky #photography #nikon #d300
Old Danish Fort Christiansvaern and Customs House with elegant staircase. Downtown Christiansted - boardwalk and marina #USVI #danish #colonial #architecture #beautifulmorning #StCroix #SaintCroix #FortChristiansvaern #Christiansted #VirginIslands #Frederiksted #harborfront #marina #yachts #caribbean #waterfront #CaribbeanSea
A big cannon in Christiansvaern fort on St Croix, it was beautiful and awesome to walk around on this place #historyside #stcroix #usvi #exploringthecaribbean #laytons #ourtwoyearadventureinthebvi #wanderlust #laytonfamily #gopro #fortchristiansvaern
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