Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2018 - Page 720

PlaceS of Interest Heritage Trail, St. Croix Sign posts mark a 72 mile route between Frederiksted and Christiansted, Hamm’s Bay in the west to Point Udallon on the east of the island, which is also the most easterly point in the United Sates. This allows visitors to conduct self-guided tours of the island’s coastline, tropical forests, cattle country as well as its historical port towns. Government House, St. Thomas The offices of the territorial Governor on St. Thomas are housed in a three-story mansion that was built between 1864 and 1867. This building was restored in 1994 and features verandas encased in iron-work, beautifully crafted. Housing paintings by artists including St. Thomas native, Camille Pissarro, an Impressionist painter, admiring tourists would visit this historic building. After the hurricane in 2017 however, it has been closed to the public. It is now being repaired. www.visitusvi.com