St. George Village Botanical Gardens are as gorgeous as they are historical. The 16 acres was an Amerindian settlement in 100 A.D. The Saladoid people lived here for 900 years. Beginning in 1750, this became a Danish sugarcane plantation. Estate St. George thrived until the mid-19th century then struggled as a cattle ranch until it was abandoned. In 1972, the land was donated to the St. Croix Garden Club. Today, St. George Village Botanical Gardens will delight you with over 1,000 species of plants and more than 6,000 trees. They are all growing amongst old plantation buildings.