Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade
  • account_boxLogin
Estate Whim, Great House, Centerline Road, Whim, St. Croix, VI

Estate Whim, Great House, Centerline Road, Whim, St. Croix, VI

  • save_altThumbnail200x200
  • save_altSmall457x640
  • save_altMedium731x1024
  • save_altLarge1143x1600
  • save_altOriginal2743x3840
  • photo_size_select_largeUpscale 2x5486x7680


Significance: Estate Whim was one of the most prosperous sugar plantations of the 18th century. The Great House was built for Christopher MacEvoy, Jr., who owned the property until 1824.
Survey number: HABS VI-49-A
Building/structure dates: ca. 1794 Initial Construction



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
MacEvoy, Christopher
Bennett, Michael, field team
Hoaglund, Alison K, historian
Smalling, Walter, photographer




Library of Congress

Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted.

Explorealison k hoaglund

Explorecenterline road

Explorechristopher macevoy

Library Of Congress

The objects in this archive are from Library of Congress - the nation’s first established cultural institution and the largest library in the world, with millions of items including books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library provides Congress, the federal government and the American people with a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage them and support their intellectual and creative endeavors.

Disclaimer: A work of the Library of Congress is "a work prepared by an officer or employee" of the federal government "as part of that person's official duties." In general, under section 105 of the Copyright Act, such works are not entitled to domestic copyright protection under U.S. law and are therefore in the public domain. This website is developed as a part of the world's largest public domain archive,, and not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress,

Developed by GetArchive, 2015-2020