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A Pauper’s Holiday

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the September 1933 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  Miss Scoville, who recently was graduated from Vassar College, wanted to see Bermuda. She had heard that the colony, being one of the fashionable resorts of the world, was also impossibly expensive; whereupon she assayed to prove that, even with little money, you can go almost anywhere and have a magnificent time provided you…


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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…


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The Opening of the St. David’s Island Bridge: July 1934

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the July 1934 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  St. George’s had a gala day with pageantry, in showing honour to her patron…


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The History of Smith’s Island, Bermuda’s First Colony

Smith's Island is an unassuming, often overlooked land mass in St. George's Harbour. Though it is sparsely developed today, it was the home of the very first Bermudian settlers - those few men who stayed behind while the Sea Venture…


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A Star of Our Own: Remembering Earl Cameron

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the July 1999 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  “Excuse me, Sir, are you an actor?” A fifty-something Englishman asks as Earl Cameron…

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The Sea Around Us

From The Bermudian, May 1990 The Atlantic Ocean has always played a big part in Bermuda’s development, from the earliest years when the Island was first discovered. The limitations and opportunities afforded by the sea have molded the character of…