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Come Home To St. Croix

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Come Home to STX at St. Croix Landmarks Society

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Schedule of Events

July 12 thru July 19, 2015

Come Home To St. Croix: An eight-day celebration of culture, history and family. St. Croix Landmarks Society Headquartered at Estate Whim Museum.


Ceremony to Honor Our Ancestors – Emancipation Heroes Roll Call • Sunday, July 12, 3 p.m.

Exhibit Openings:

     -Connecting to Emancipation

     -In the Big Yards of My Imagination

     -Sugarcane Field Implements 

Location: Estate Whim Museum, Admission free; donations welcome.

Places That Matter – Explore a Longrow House Monday, July 13, 3 p.m.

Location: Christiansted across from St. Mary’s School 

Admission $5, Children under 17 free, advance online reservation suggested;

Workshop – Getting Started With Your Family History & Emancipation Case StudyMonday, July 13, 7 p.m.

Connecting to the Emancipation Heroes in Your Family

Location: Estate Whim Museum, Admission $5, Children under 17 free.

Places That Matter – In the Footsteps of the Ancestors at the Christiansted National Historic Site • July 14th, 9 a.m.

 Location: Fort Christiansvaern, Admission $5, Children under 17 free.

Places That Matter – Sandy Point (Aklis Site & Turtle Watch) •  

Tuesday, July 14, 5 p.m.; Location: Sandy Point, admission $15, advance reservation required; visit Landmarks’ office or go online to

An Evening in the Big Yard • Thursday, July 16, 5 p.m.

Location: Estate Whim Museum, Admission $5, Children under 17 free.

Grand Crucian Quadrille Under the Stars beginning with Quadrille 101 Friday, July 17, 6-12 p.m.; Location: Estate Whim Museum, Admission $10, Children under 17 free.

Traces of the Trade Documentary and Panel Discussion 

Saturday, July 18th, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; Location: Estate Whim Museum, Admission $5, Children under 17 free.

Drumming, Poetry & Music Night • Saturday, July 18, 6-10 p.m.

Location: Estate Whim Museum,  Admission $5, Children Under 17 Free.

Old-Time Family Day ending with a Drumming Circle as Deh Sun Set • Sunday, July 19, 12-6 p.m.

Location: Estate Whim Museum, $5 Admission, Children Under 17 Free.

Living Museum Crucian Folklife, Museum Open House & Extended Library Hours • all week!

Estate Whim Museum Hours: Monday to  Saturday 10 a.m - 3 p.m. 

Museum Admission: Adults $10 / Children 7-12 $5 / Seniors $8; Spaces available for family meetings and picnics


Research Library Extended Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 12-3 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Family Reunions

This eight-day celebration of culture, history and family promotes the preservation of St. Croix’s cultural heritage and traditions through family reunions, family research and other activities. Families and groups use this opportunity to plan reunions, as the program provides diverse opportunities at which members can gather.

Museum spaces are available for family gatherings, and day rates are available for Discover St. Croix Camp.

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Celebrating Family History

Our Library Family History Center will be open Monday, July 13 through Saturday, July 18 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Event costs vary from free to a small admission fee for adults. Children are admitted free to most events when accompanied by their parents. Please visit our individual event Calendar pages below.


Please contact us for information on how to get involved!