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Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands was named by Christopher Columbus after the 11,000 Virgins of St. Ursula. 

 

Territory Acquired:  March 31, 1817

Location:  Carribean Sea

Capital:  Charlotte Amalie

 

Supreme Court Courthouse – Charlotte Amalie

 

Location:  18 Strand Street

Built:  1700

Style:  Dutch Colonial

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  Supreme Court is located