Fort Frederik, St. Croix

#3 of 18 in Museums in U.S. Virgin Islands
History Museum · Museum
Witness a vital mid-18th century defense at Fort Frederik. The bright red fort was built in 1752 to ward off frequent pirate attacks. Today visitors can step inside to learn about St. Croix's local history and find art, photos, and information about the fort. Head to the courtyard, which features cannons facing the water, and take in views over the Caribbean Sea. To find out how to plan a trip to St. Croix, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • The red fort with its deep blood red walls and black canons sits stoically on the water front next to the clear water beach. Its a perfect photo opp.  more »
  • Beautiful but not active, need to be a more alive
  • A great place to view the sunset.

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