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Address: Bluebeard Accs
Charlotte Amalie,, Virgin Islands
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3 weddings

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Virgin Islands Wedding In June
Virgin Islands   |   June, 2012   |   Attractions

"Located on Bluebeards Hill, east of Charlotte Amalie, is Bluebeard's Castle. Local stories state that the structure was built by the pirate Bluebeard for his love Mercedita, however this is no more than a story. The Danes actually built the stone tower around 1689 as a supplementary watchtower to aid the defenses of Fort Christian. It was called Frederik's Fort when originally constructed and is actually on the site of a fortification the first colonists to the island had started. Today the tower is incorporated into Bluebeard's Castle Hotel"

Cynthia and Darren's Wedding
St. Thomas, USVI, 00801   |   April, 2011   |   Attraction

"Blackbeard's Castle (or Blackbeard's Tower) was built by the Danish in 1679. Constructed of rubble and masonry, Skytsborg Tower (meaning 'sky tower'), was originally used as a watchtower for Charlotte Amalie harbor below. Situated at the highest point on Government Hill, it offered an excellent vantage point to spot enemy ships before they entered the harbor, thus giving Fort Christian ample time to prepare a defense with cannon fire from its sea level position. No one knows exactly when the tower started being associated with Blackbeard, but local lore says that he used it as a vantage point of his own or perhaps even a residence. Today, it is part of a hotel and restaurant complex - The Inn at Blackbeard's Castle, which offers unparalleled views of the capital of the US Virgin Islands. (taken from http://blackbeardsrealm.com/Blackbeard's-Castle-St-Thomas.html)"

Christopher and Jennifer's Wedding
Saint Thomas   |   April, 2009   |   Attraction

"Located on Bluebeards Hill, east of Charlotte Amalie, is Bluebeard's Castle. Local stories state that the structure was built by the pirate Bluebeard for his love Mercedita, however this is no more than a story. The Danes actually built the stone tower around 1689 as a supplementary watchtower to aid the defenses of Fort Christian. It was called Frederik's Fort when originally constructed and is actually on the site of a fortification the first colonists to the island had started. Today the tower is incorporated into Bluebeard's Castle Hotel. Also incorporated into the hotel is Frederiksberg. In 1818 the colonial government sold the watchtower and surrounding lands to a merchant and in the 1820's the large residence of Frederiksberg was constructed. While the hotel has changed it somewhat; the columned portico, staircase and parts of the interior retain the original look. Part of the interior is used as the hotel lobby. Taxi Fare - $4.00 per person"

Christopher and Jennifer's Wedding
Saint Thomas   |   April, 2009   |   Hotel

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Bluebeard's Castle

Bluebeard Accs
Charlotte Amalie,, Virgin Islands

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