Estate Mount Washington Plantation

Rum Factory, Estate Mount Washington Plantation, St. Croix

Rum Factory, Estate Mount Washington Plantation, St. Croix

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Estate Mount Washington Plantation

The owners of the Estate Mount Washington Plantation, while surveying the property, discovered the ruins of a sugar plantation beneath the rain-forest brush.  What they discovered is the island of St. Croix’s best-preserved sugar plantation and one of the highlights of the St. Croix Heritage Trail.  It flourished from 1780 to 1820, when St. Croix was the second-largest producer of sugar in the West Indies.  (Click here to learn more about life on a Caribbean Sugar Plantation) The on-site private residence is closed to the public, but there is a self-guided tour of the 13 acre site.

Bell Tower, Estate Mount Washington Plantation, St. Croix

Bell Tower, Estate Mount Washington Plantation, St. Croix

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3 Comments

  1. Terrific details in the brick Mark. Nice color too.

  2. I love how that building pops out of the lush, green vegetation. Wonderful shots mark.

  3. Mark Neal
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    Nice shots, Mark. I really like the bell tower image.

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