Richmond Penitentiary Repairs – Christiansted, St. Croix VI

Project type:
Site Survival:
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The Federal Emergency Relief Administration carried out repair work at the Richmond Penitentiary in the vicinity of Christiansted. The repair work included roof repairs after fire-related damage. Today, the facilities are vacant and in an advanced state of disrepair.

Source notes

National Archives, RG 55, Records of the Government of the Virgin Islands, Annual Reports of the Governor and subordinate offices, 1935-37, Box 5 [Annual Report of the Public Works Department]

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on September 3, 2017.

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St. Croix, VI

Coordinates: 17.7452508, -64.71597609999998

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