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The Significance of Spanish Point

From temporary settlements made by the Spanish in 1603 to the arrival of the naval Commander-in-Chief of the American and West Indies Station at Admiralty House, Spanish Point has had its role in Bermuda’s history. Look at Spanish Point on the map and you’ll see that this promontory’s coast line dips in and out of bays and coves on its eastern and southern sides. And yet when you walk along Spanish Point Road towards the Boat Club, the only clear…


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Vintage Pan Am Bermuda Posters

Pan American World Airways made its first flight to the island on August 16, 1937. Although no longer in operation, Pan Am was synonymous with glamour and luxury and the heyday of Bermuda's tourism industry. Boarding a Pan Am flight…


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Murder at Admiralty House

In 1813 a young midshipman off the Spartan, was the innocent victim of a jealous and demented lover. His gravestone can still be seen at Abbots Bay. Here is the story. This article was taken from our archives. It first…


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Gladys Misick Morrell and The Women’s Suffrage Movement

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the May 1991 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  In Bermuda, as in other countries, the great reform movements are inextricably linked to…


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The Sea Around Us

From The Bermudian, May 1990 The Atlantic Ocean has always played a big part in Bermuda’s development, from the earliest years when the Island was first discovered. The limitations and opportunities afforded by the sea have molded the character of…

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Wil Onions: The Making of an Architect

Ask anyone who has come to love Bermuda about their first impression of the island and they will likely tell you it was that view out the airplane window on final approach: an azure sea wrapping a verdant island dotted…