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10 Facts From The 19th Century In Bermuda You Might Not Know

Bermuda's reliance on salt, cedar, and sailors ended in this era of political and economic upheaval. We played a part in the American Civil War, but our economy nearly collapsed afterwards. Though slavery was abolished in this era, black Bermudians faced segregation for years to come.   1. Thomas Moore arrived in 1804, and spent most of his time writing a series of thirteen love poems to a woman called Nea. He composed most of it while sitting under a…


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The Devil’s Hole

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared within the January 1935 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  There are hordes of people whose interest and absorption in the ancient sport of…


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Historical Hamilton to Discover

The City of Hamilton is ripe with historical points of interest, but you might not know that considering our city looks quite modern. Here are several historical points of interest located within the city's boundaries.   1. Perot's Post Office…


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Shipwreck Stories: The Sea Venture

You might think you know the story of the Sea Venture – but recent research reveals a new angle on the famous wreck that discovered bountiful Bermuda. Maybe the Sea Venture was less of a wreck – and more of…


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13 of Bermuda’s BEST Historic Sites

Bermuda is a small island, which means that everything needed for a nation's infrastructure is packed close together. Everywhere has a story to go with it from the centuries of human history the island has experienced, and the millions of…

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The History of Admiralty House

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the November 1956 issue of  The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  The history of Admiralty House is a record of vicissitudes and conflicting hopes and…