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ST. THOMAS' RICH HISTORY SHOULD BE REVITALIZED

Dear Source,
With great interest I have read Jean Etsinger's article re: cultural
activities now attracting tourists and St. Thomians to the Havensight
Mall and parking lot.
I would love to see a follow-up article on the history of Havensight; also, to learn of the St. Thomian folk artist Albert Edward Daniel. Inherited by a member of the Bornn family of St. Thomas, Daniel's vivid and unique art collection offers tourist an opportunity to connect to the rich St.Thomian history and culture.
Knowledge of Albert Daniel has been dormant for far too long. It would be wonderful if the history and culture of the Danish West Indies/U.S.Virgin Islands could be revisited by tourists and islanders alike. A kiosk could be introduced to the parking lot area and revitalize St. Thomas' colorful and unique history.
Lost to the Bankruptcy Court ca. 1891, that parcel of land known as Havensight and Pleasant Point were once owned by a paternal ancestor Christopher Alfred Daniel, the great-grandson of Joseph Nichlas Daniel (1801-1878), whose heirs from ca. 1859-1906 also owned Water Island.
The Daniel Family patriarch was Joseph Baptisto Daniel (d. ca. 1830).
Have Bookmarked your site and will visit again and again.
Louise Daniel Hutchinson
Washington, D.C.

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Dear Source,
With great interest I have read Jean Etsinger's article re: cultural
activities now attracting tourists and St. Thomians to the Havensight
Mall and parking lot.
I would love to see a follow-up article on the history of Havensight; also, to learn of the St. Thomian folk artist Albert Edward Daniel. Inherited by a member of the Bornn family of St. Thomas, Daniel's vivid and unique art collection offers tourist an opportunity to connect to the rich St.Thomian history and culture.
Knowledge of Albert Daniel has been dormant for far too long. It would be wonderful if the history and culture of the Danish West Indies/U.S.Virgin Islands could be revisited by tourists and islanders alike. A kiosk could be introduced to the parking lot area and revitalize St. Thomas' colorful and unique history.
Lost to the Bankruptcy Court ca. 1891, that parcel of land known as Havensight and Pleasant Point were once owned by a paternal ancestor Christopher Alfred Daniel, the great-grandson of Joseph Nichlas Daniel (1801-1878), whose heirs from ca. 1859-1906 also owned Water Island.
The Daniel Family patriarch was Joseph Baptisto Daniel (d. ca. 1830).
Have Bookmarked your site and will visit again and again.
Louise Daniel Hutchinson
Washington, D.C.