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Historical Markers in Cruz Bay, Virgin Islands

 
Establishment of Virgin Islands National Park Marker image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, January 29, 2012
Establishment of Virgin Islands National Park Marker
1Virgin Islands (St. John), Cruz Bay — Establishment of Virgin Islands National ParkA Grassroots Contribution
The Virgin Islands government had proposed a territorial park for the Reef Bay region of St. John as early as 1937. This led to feasibility studies by the U.S. Department of the Interior to determine if the resources of St. John warranted the . . . Map (db m60712) HM
2Virgin Islands (St. John), Cruz Bay — Laurance RockefellerPhilanthropist
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 . . . Map (db m60713) HM
3Virgin Islands (St. John), Cruz Bay — Philanthropy in the National Park Service
Private philanthropy has a long history and important role in the development of America’s National Park system. Charitable donations by the Rockefeller family, notably by Laurance S. Rockefeller, helped to establish, enlarge or improve . . . Map (db m60716) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Dec. 6, 2022