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Somerset Scores a Century

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the August 2002 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally. The 2002 Cup Match will be cause for double celebration. Not only is it the 100th anniversary of Bermuda’s best-known sporting festival, but this year also marks the 100th anniversary of Somerset Cricket Club itself. While perennial rival St. George’s Cricket Club was formally organised in 1892, it was not until 10…


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The Very First Flight From New York to Bermuda

They left New York at 5:59am on April 1 and landed in Murray’s Anchorage on April 2 at 10am. This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the April-May 1930 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here…


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10 Facts About Bermuda in the 20th Century You Might Not Know

New economic pillars sprang up for Bermuda in this age, including tourism and international business. This economic growth meant that we enjoyed a higher standard of living than many other developed countries, and our focus on tourism lead us to…


Long Reads

Crystal Cave – One of Nature’s Pleasantries

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the May 1931 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally.  Early in 1907, a group of small children were playing with a…


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Shalom Bermuda

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the June 2005 issue of The Bermudian and is the first in a series of four. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally. She was an…

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Vintage Visitors to Government House

Over the decades, many visitors have walked the lawns and sipped champagne at Bermuda's Government House, some have even planted Bermuda Cedar trees. Here is a brief selection of some of our favourite images of visiting royals and U.S. Presidents…