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Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands — The Caribbean (The West Indies)
 

America's First Lady Addressed the People of St. Thomas

(Emancipation Park)

 
 
America's First Lady Addressed the People of St. Thomas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. America's First Lady Addressed the People of St. Thomas Marker
Inscription.
In Commemoration of the visit
to the Virgin Islands
— of —
Mrs. Lyndon Baines Johnson
Here in Emancipation Park on
June 2, 1965
America's First Lady addressed
the people of St. Thomas

 
Location. 18° 20.467′ N, 64° 55.814′ W. Marker is in Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands, in St. Thomas. Marker is on Fort Strade, on the left. Click for map. Located in park, between Tolbad Plain and Veterans Drive. Marker is in this post office area: St Thomas VI 00801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Thomas Community Bandmaster (here, next to this marker); St. Thomas' Liberty Bell Reproduction: (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Christian (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Lutheran Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Skytsborg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arthur S. Fairchild (approx. 1.7 miles away); Philanthropy in the National Park Service (approx. 9 miles away); Laurance Rockefeller (approx. 9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charlotte Amalie.
 
Categories. Notable Events
 
America's First Lady Addressed the People of St. Thomas Marker, at leftcenter image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 10, 2011
2. America's First Lady Addressed the People of St. Thomas Marker, at leftcenter
At the St Thomas Bandstand, Emancipation Park
America's First Lady in 1965 image. Click for full size.
Official White House Portrait of Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson. painted by Elizabeth Shoumatoff. White
3. America's First Lady in 1965
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 751 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on October 6, 2016.
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