Category Archives: Traditions

The Miracle of Christmas House

Christmas House in Cripple Gate is a St. Martin tradition for well over 30 years. Bernadine Arnell Joe tells us the story of Christmas House, how it reopened after Hurricane Irma and her dream for its future.

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A Beautiful Sight to See

Like many people living in French Quarter at the time, Elise Hyman worked in salt production in Orient Bay in the middle of the last century. She shared some memories of those days and how salt was produced at Salines d’Orient. Les Fruits de Mer has been recording stories on St. Martin to preserve and …

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Houses of Marigot

I was in Marigot and stopped to take a few photos of houses and other buildings there. As you can see, there is a lot of interesting local design and architecture there. There are also a lot of buildings at risk. Take a look, and get in touch if you have any interesting stories about …

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