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6 Must Know Facts About St. George’s

Bermuda's first capital was deserted almost overnight when Hamilton became the hub for government, trade, and mariners in the early 1800s. As a result, the town of St. George is frozen in time and provides an incredible portal into the early days of Bermuda's history. 1. St. George is named after the Patron Saint of England, Saint George, by the survivors of the Sea Venture Wreck. This saint was said to have been a Roman officer of Greek descent, and…


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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…


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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 BatteryThis small fort is the perfect place to keep families with small children entertained all day. The fort has…


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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…

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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…