Welcome! VI History.com was started as a project to spread a little education about the US Virgin Islands. I've spent a lot of time and effort to create an interesting and informative source on the web related to this subject. I invite you to look at everything this site has to offer and contact me if there's anything you'd like to see here in the future.
07.03.07 Several updates were made in commemoration of Emancipation Day.
A new photo gallery has been added. It follows
a tour that commemorates the Coal Laborer protest of Sept. 12, 1892.
12.24.07 I've started adding a recipe section to the culture page. I'll be slowly updating and adding links to it.
03.03.08 March is Virgin Islands History Month!
05.31.09 Thanks to my friends at WTJX for pointing out that Melvin Evans was not only the first elected Governor of the US Virgin Islands but also the last appointed.
the end of the current Constitutional Convention process, the Constitution
section has been removed from the site. New (sort of) to the site are
the VI History Wiki (still
in development and open for your edits) and my Blog
(which has actually been up for some time but not linked until now.
I wish to invite everyone who has information to contribute to this site to contact me using the Contact Us link below. This site is designed to be an online resource for anyone who seeks information regarding the history and culture of the US Virgin Islands
If you find this site to be a valuable resource, help me keep it going by donating to the upkeep of the site. Use the link below to send a donation via PayPal.
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