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Title HABS VI,2-WHICA,1- (sheet 1 of 3) - Custom House, Adrian, St. John, VI
Description Gjessing, Frederik C, delineator
Depicted place Virgin Islands (US); St. John; Adrian
Date Documentation compiled after 1933
Dimensions 19 x 24 in. (B size)
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Accession number HABS VI,2-WHICA,1- (sheet 1 of 3)
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Notes
  • Significance: The Custom House on Whistling Cay was erected in the early 19th century to guard the shipping lane between the Danish and the British Virgin Islands. It replaced an earlier Customs Guardhouse on the north shore of Mary Point.
  • Survey number: HABS VI-87
Source https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/vi0007.sheet.00001a
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