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17th Annual Fort to Fort “Walk to Freedom”

July 3 @ 4:30 am - 10:30 am

For the 17th year in a row, St. Croix residents will commemorate the July 3 anniversary of emancipation in the Danish West Indies, walking from Fort Christiansvaern to Fort Frederik.

Come join the Freedom Walkers either in the beginning at Fort Christian at 4:30 a.m. or along the way.Vans will pick up individuals from Frederiksted from the Shanty at Fort Frederick they will leave at 4:10am.You are asked to wear white but it’s not mandatory.Vans will drive along the way for individuals who might get tired.

There are two official refreshment stops:

1. La Reine Shanty

2. Kmart West Shanty

This year there are two new features:

1. Mannequin Freeze Challenge right after the closing prayer (hosted by St. Croix Political Action Network).

2. A service of Thanksgiving at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church located at #28 Prince Street, Frederiksted in which Nelson will deliver a Freedom Message at the Church.The service is scheduled to begin at 10:30am.

Learn more about Emancipation Day on St Croix

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Date:
July 3
Time:
4:30 am - 10:30 am
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St Croix

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