Historic Hassel Island

Hassel Island is a historic site that offers a unique view into the cultural past of the Caribbean. The National Park Service acquired 95% of the island in 1978 and is working to preserve the artifacts that remain from various periods of its history. You can explore and learn about archaeological finds from the pre-colonial era, structures and ship-repairing systems from the colonial period, and military forts ranging from the Napoleonic Wars all the way up to WWII.