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Cruz Bay in St John, Virgin Islands — The Caribbean (The West Indies)
 

Laurance Rockefeller

Philanthropist

 
 
Laurance Rockefeller Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 29, 2012
1. Laurance Rockefeller Marker
Inscription. In 1956 Laurance S. Rockefeller, financier and conservationist, donated over 5,000 acres through the Jackson Hole Preserve for the establishment of Virgin Islands National Park. While sailing the Caribbean in 1952, he became enchanted with the people and the unspoiled beauty of St. John. The unique natural, cultural and historic resources of the park are protected in perpetuity, thanks to his vision and generosity.
 
Location. 18° 19.986′ N, 64° 47.586′ W. Marker is in Cruz Bay, Virgin Islands, in St John. Marker is on North Shore Road. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Virgin Islands National Park Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: St John VI 00831, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Philanthropy in the National Park Service (here, next to this marker); Establishment of Virgin Islands National Park (here, next to this marker); Horse Mill (approx. 4.6 miles away); Annaberg Historic Trail (approx. 4.6 miles away); Slave Quarters (approx. 4.6 miles away); Windmill (approx. 4.7 miles away); Boiling Room (approx. 4.7 miles away); Arthur S. Fairchild (approx. 8.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cruz Bay.
 
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Laurance Rockefeller Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 29, 2012
2. Laurance Rockefeller Marker
Laurance Rockefeller Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 29, 2012
3. Laurance Rockefeller Marker
Laurance Rockefeller Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 29, 2012
4. Laurance Rockefeller Marker
 
 
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