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Taverns of Bermuda

“There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as a by a good tavern or inn.” – Dr. Johnson When assigned the job of compiling an informative article on Bermuda inns the task seemed simple enough. Then I was told to make a tour from one end of the island to the other, to visit each one and to glean oddments of material from the various innkeepers and bartenders. That daunted…


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Greetings from the Bermuda Islands!

Hamilton Hotel road leading to terrace, Bermuda The Castle Harbour Beach, Bermuda Oleander Trees S.S. Fort Victoria Front Street West, Bermuda Front Street, Hamilton.  We'd love to see your vintage Bermuda post cards! Please send photos to info@thebermudian.com with the…


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Vintage Island Churches

With more churches per square mile than anywhere else in the world, Bermuda is ripe with places to worship. We'd also argue that our churches are some of the most idyllic in appearance too, but perhaps we're biased?    …


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President Truman’s Historic Visit to Bermuda

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the October 1946 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. History was made on August 22nd when President Truman stepped ashore in Bermuda, being…


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Power & Prejudice: The Story of the 1902 Dockyard Riots & The Reverend Charles Monk Trial

Bermuda, 1902. The Boer War is raging in South Africa, and thousands of Boer prisoners of war are incarcerated on islands in the Great Sound. The Rock (population 17,500) is picturesque but not hugely prosperous. Bermuda onions still find a…

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The Land of the Bees and Honey: The Sweet Life of Beekeeper Randolph Furbert

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the August 2004 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally.  Appropriately painted a warm honey yellow and white trim, Bee House on…