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Vintage Bermuda Scenes from the Late 19th Century
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Vintage Bermuda Scenes from the Late 19th Century

Transport yourself to a Bermuda like never before seen with these rare snapshots from the late 1800s. Looking northeast on Front Street, Hamilton, 1869. Fruit seller, circa 1880. St. George's Hotel, 1889. Bicyclists in the park, 1888. Street scene, St. George's, 1889. By the roadside, 1889. Landing stage, steamer Trinidad, 1889. View at Somerset Bridge, 1889. The town of St. George's. Circa 1890.


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Virtual Tourist In Your Own Town: A Visit to St. George

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, much of the Town of St. George is frozen in time and provides an incredible portal…


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6 Questions Every Bermudian Has Been Asked

No matter where a Bermudian may travel to, the questions one receives from strangers are often the same. While it can get frustrating at times to dodge seemingly endless questions about the Bermuda Triangle, there is relief in knowing that…


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The Bermuda Longtails, Life in Flight

"Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt; sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth." This sage advice is usually attributed to Mark Twain, the writer and humorist with a deep affection and connection to…


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Vintage Transportation in Bermuda

From the train to pedal bikes and what are now vintage cars, transportation in Bermuda has always featured some great ways of seeing our beautiful island. Here is a collection of photographs from our archives showing how locals once got…

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Eastertide in Bermuda, 1931

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the April 1949 issue of The Bermudian magazine. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Every season in Bermuda has its own peculiar charm, but the loveliest of…