This was the music of international commerce. Sailors from Denmark, Great Britain, France, and the United States contributed to the blend of languages. Above the clipped Danish of customs officials and the Irish brogue of plantation overseers rose the creole cries of vendors hawking mangoes and cinnamon sticks.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 17° 44.844′ N, 64° 42.21′ W. Marker is in Christiansted in St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Marker is on King Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Christiansted VI 00820, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Danish Customs House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Christiansvaern (about 500 feet away);
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.