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Dollar fo’ Dollar Culture, History Tour Rescheduled- New Date

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
from Market Square along Main Street and the Waterfront to Fort Christian Museum St. Thomas,

The 12th annual “Dollar fo’ Dollar Culture & History Tour: A Remembrance of the 1892 Coal Workers Strike on St. Thomas” will be a walking tour in celebration of the hundreds of 19th century coal laborers and Queen Coziah who held a successful protest in the streets of Charlotte Amalie for better wages. This re-enactment marks the 125 anniversary of the strike that was held on Sept. 12, 1892. Participants should gather at 9:30 a.m. in front of the bungalow for tour orientation. The free, interactive tour will include re-enactments, oral history, bamboula dancing, drumming and a coaling exhibit.

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