Fort Frederik

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Fort Frederik
Fort Frederik 2012 Wade.JPG
Fort Frederik
Location North of junction of Lagoon Road and King Street, Frederiksted, United States Virgin Islands
Coordinates 17°42′54.92″N 64°53′.43″W / 17.7152556°N 64.8834528°W / 17.7152556; -64.8834528Coordinates: 17°42′54.92″N 64°53′.43″W / 17.7152556°N 64.8834528°W / 17.7152556; -64.8834528
Area 2 acres (8,100 m2)[1]
Built 1752
Architectural style Colonial, Other
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 96001073 (NRHP)
97001269 (NHL)
Significant dates
Designated NRHP October 8, 1996[2]
Designated NHL September 25, 1997[3]

Fort Frederik, also known as Frederiksfort, is a U.S. National Historic Landmark in Frederiksted, United States Virgin Islands. It was built between 1752 and 1760 by Denmark.

It was listed as a contributing property in the Frederiksted Historic District in 1976. It was individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1] It was further declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997.[1][3]

It is located at the north end of Frederiksted, in St. Croix, south of the junction of Mahogany Road and VI 631. It should not be confused with Frederiks Fort, Fortberg Hill, on St. John, which is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mark R. Barnes (June 19, 1996). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Fort Frederik (U.S. Virgin Islands / Frederiksfort PDF (32 KB). National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  3. ^ a b "Fort Frederik". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-26. 

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