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- 98%History Buffs
Member Reviews (3)
- Fort ChristianFirst to ReviewJul 05, 2012
Dark red and forbidding, this 1600's Danish fort was the center of the Danish West Indies for 200 years. In the 1950's, it housed the Police, Fire Department, Motor Vehicle Division and city/county jail. The fort entrance sits on a hill overlooking Emancipation Park, the Grand Hotel and the Waterfront and the cops would sit in folding chairs on the stoop. Air Conditioning was unknown in the VI then. The jail cells started just after the Motor Vehicle office on the main courtyard. Inmates got a pile of straw (to sleep on) and a bucket (for waste).
While handsome and historic, it's still a memorial to a terrible age in our history of war and human rights.