Culture

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Tourist in Your Own Town: Smith’s

Smith's is not often considered a ‘touristy’ spot, yet this parish hosts a surprising number of Bermuda classic bucket list locations.   Verdmont Museum Bermuda This elegant old Bermuda house-turned-museum has been beautifully restored, and boasts grounds full of native plants like cedar and palmetto, and a shaded citrus garden. The Bermuda National Trust maintains the 300 year old property, including three floors, a drawing room and parlour, and various artefacts from the 1700s, including ornate wooden furniture, silver ornaments…


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5 Historical Facts About Bailey’s Bay & Crawl

Bailey's Bay is known for being home to more Outerbridge's than anywhere else in the world and the area is ripe with Bermudian history. Here are a few little known historical highlights about the eastern seaside communities.    1. When…


Arts

Triangle of Treason, a debut novel by Bob Richards

Growing up in Bermuda, E.T. (Bob) Richards has always loved boats, especially ferries, which he fostered an appreciation for as a child when he would board one each morning on his journey to school. As an adult Richards always planned…


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A Guide to Bermuda’s Best Forts

If you haven't explored Bermuda's forts lately, now's the time to get reacquainted with a little bit of Bermuda's history.   Alexandra Battery This small fort is the perfect place to keep families with small children entertained all day. The…


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8 Reasons to Love Bermuda: The People

How do we love thee, Bermuda? Let us count the ways. These 8 reasons to love our island were taken from “37 Reasons to Love Bermuda” which featured in our Winter 2018 issue.   We Take Pride in Our Flag…

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Vintage Bermuda Forts

The first forts established in Bermuda were built under Governor Richard Moore in 1612 to protect against potential attacks from the Spanish. Due to Bermuda's strategic maritime location during wartimes, the British would go on to erect more than 90…