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NASA Tracking: How Bermuda Helped Put A Man On The Moon
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NASA Tracking: How Bermuda Helped Put A Man On The Moon

Though Cooper’s Island is now a reserve teeming with natural beauty, the environment it held in the 1960s was vastly different. Instead of the hum of insects and the chirrups of long tails, the secluded point on St. David’s buzzed with excitement at the prospect of visiting other planets and worlds. At this time, the stretch of beaches had functioning roads running through them, and the landscape was a U.S. military base, with Bermudian access restricted. A NASA global tracking…


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Dame Lois Browne-Evans

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the October 1980 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Dame Lois Browne-Evans sits forward in her chair at her new Court Street law…


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The Shipping News: Bermuda 1940

For Bermudians, the sea has long been both a barrier and a bridge to prosperity. Endowed with few natural resources, they have long been dependent on the outside world for sustenance. In the eighteenth century, they raked salt in the…


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The President Who Loved Bermuda

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the January 1955 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Probably no one in its long history ever loved Bermuda more than Woodrow Wilson,…


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Where I Grew Up: Emma Ingham, Warwick Parish

This article comes from the Fall 2012 issue of the Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Emma Ingham’s first home was in Southampton, but the first house she remembers was Breezy Hollow on Cobb’s Hill Road. “The…

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Shipwreck Stories: The Dramatic Pollokshields Rescue

If you had been alive in 1915, the wreck and rescue of the Pollokshields would have been the talk of the town. In a tale of misfortune and bravery, all but one of this huge ship’s crew were saved by…