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7 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,…


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Vintage Visitors in Bermuda

Bermuda is another world, full of caves, ocean and forest to explore. From perching atop the lighthouse flagpole, to taking a leisurely bicycle ride around the island, we've compiled a gallery of Bermuda tourist scenes.          …


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Dennis’ Hideaway

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the May 1978 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  St David’s, it has often been said, is a most colourful area of Bermuda.…


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11 Ways to Get on the Water Even If You Don’t Own a Boat

You've got to know someone who has a boat. The first step to getting on the water without a boat is... to mooch off your friends that do. If you've exhausted this option, read on for some ways to get…


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10 British Traditions and their Bermudian Equivalents

Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory and we share many traditions with the U.K. There are plenty of traditions, however, where we differ. Have a look at our list of British things and their Bermudian equivalents!   1. People From…

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The History of The Constellation Shipwreck

Bermudian salvage missions recovered much of the Constellation's cargo, including sealed glass vials of medicine which were completely intact. These would go on to inspire 'Jaws' author Peter Benchley to write his second book.   Early History The boat had…