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Famous Visitors in Bermuda

Famous visitors to Bermuda date back to Princess Louise, whose visits in the late 1800s helped promote Bermuda as a tourist destination. By the time The Bermudian was founded in 1930, tourism was well underway, and the magazine, designed to appeal to the sensibilities of American readers, was distributed in the U.S. by the Trade Development Board’s New York office. Famous Americans from the worlds of cinema, literature, politics and science were drawn to Bermuda as the playground for 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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Vintage Visitors to Government House

Over the decades, many visitors have walked the lawns and sipped champagne at Bermuda's Government House, some have even planted Bermuda Cedar trees. Here is a brief selection of some of our favourite images of visiting royals and U.S. Presidents…


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The Black Seafarer: Mariner, Merchant, Enslaved Person

The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries were tumultuous times, as European nations vied with each other to conquer the world. In the iconic 1592 portrait of Queen Elizabeth I by Marcus Gheerhaerts, she is standing atop a globe with her feet…

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How Bermuda Listens to the Sound of Sea Giants

This article is from our archives. It originally appeared within the pages of the February 1981 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Bermudians will capitalize on just about anything! And the discovery of valuable…