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The Old Time Hamilton/Paget Rowboat Ferry

For a couple of centuries rowboat ferries plied their trade from dawn till the wee hours of the morning rowing people, their bundles, bicycles and babies from Hamilton to Paget and back again. Here is what it was like. This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the July 1937 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  There is a phase in the every-day life of Hamilton and Paget that is often…


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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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A Host of Ghosts: Tales from Bermuda’s Most Haunted Homes

This article has been taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the April 1977 issue of The Bermudian It’s certainly a bit annoying being evicted from your home having already paid next month’s rent, especially if it’s so pleasant…


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The 411 on Shipwrecks: 12 Wrecks You Should Know

With more shipwrecks per square mile than anywhere else in the world, Bermuda is known as the shipwreck capital of the Atlantic. It’s no wonder why Bermuda was once known as the Devil’s Isle as the constellation of reefs that…


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Putting the Pilot Aboard

Maneuvering a pilot boat alongside a steamer is a task (even today) which calls for iron nerve, not a little courage and seamanship of the highest order. This article was first published in the December 1932 issue of The Bermudian.…

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Vintage Front Street

Depending how you look at it, Front Street has either evolved for the better or changed for the worse over the last several decades. The closure of Trimingham's and Smith's were sad occasions for all but their end ushered in…