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Flatts: The Small Town with a Big History

First settled in 1612 and home to several prominent Bermudian families. Flatts has a long and colourful history that includes shipbuilding, commerce and even a little smuggling. When people living in Bermuda think about Flatts, chances are they think about the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo, the main attraction in the area for visitors and locals alike. They might also think “picturesque” because the quaint old buildings around the inlet, the curve of coconut trees and the variety of sea…


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Why are Bermudians “Onions”?

We got a note from good friend Rick Spurling of the St. David’s Historical society the other day. He had just read our piece on www.TheBermudian.com about Bermuda onions with recipes etc. which he commended us on and said how…


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Bicycling Bermuda: February 1930

This article is taken from our archives. It appeared in the very first issue of The Bermudian Magazine in February 1930 and was written by Margaret Copp, who gives a charming account of her visit to Bermuda where she hired…


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God’s Country

A glimpse into Somerset’s storied past with cannon shots and cricket, lawn tennis and literary meetings, skulduggery—and even murder. There is a theory Somerset is named after Admiral Sir George Somers, who so appreciated this part of Bermuda his colleagues…


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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…

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Ambassador of Song: Roy Talbot

This article is from our archives. It first appeared in The Bermudian in May 2002. It is replicated here exactly as it first appeared in print.    Roy Talbot, the last the Talbot Brothers, remembers a life of harmony. He…