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5 Historical Facts About Bermuda You Never Knew

Bermuda has a rich history and while most of us are seasoned veterans in our own heritage, here are 5 historical facts about our island you probably don't already know.   Earthquake, 1701: The 1701 quake was strong enough to require the rebuilding  of St. Anne's Church some 15 years later. On an earlier occasion in June 1664, the Southampton Parish register chronicled another earthquake with the following words: "Upon the 25th day of June, Anno 1664 being the Sabbath…


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The Dark Past of Gibbet Island

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in a January 1931 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  This tiny island which is little more than a rock lies off the north…


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The Bridges of Bermuda

Today, people who travel from A to B in Bermuda by boat are few and far between. Most of us take to the roads, often oblivious of how many bridges over water we have to cross in order to traverse…


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Bermuda’s Superstitions

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the August 1930 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.    "Of course we are not superstitious!" We contend as we surreptitiously tuck a four-leaf…


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Bicycling Bermuda: February 1930

This article is taken from our archives. It appeared in the very first issue of The Bermudian Magazine in February 1930 and was written by Margaret Copp, who gives a charming account of her visit to Bermuda where she hired…

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Those Fantastic Bermuda Sloops

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the June 1990 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. In the South Channel cruise liners come and go, but the marine historian is…