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From the Crow’s Nest: March 1935

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the March 1935 issue of The Bermudian.  With this issue we mark the fifth year of life for The Bermudian. During those years Bermuda itself seems to have suffered little radical change, but as the Island possesses the same tranquil charm as ever and has as enhanced reputation as a resort, it is indicated that she has paid some reluctant tribute to that axiom of Progress -- that all…


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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…


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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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Shipwreck Stories: The Dramatic Pollokshields Rescue

If you had been alive in 1915, the wreck and rescue of the Pollokshields would have been the talk of the town. In a tale of misfortune and bravery, all but one of this huge ship’s crew were saved by…

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A Gentleman’s Sport

Published in December 1973, written by Eric Johnson   The Preakness it isn’t. In fact, Bermuda lobster racing may rate somewhere on the excitement scale just below waiting for the sheriff’s department to close down the Sunday afternoon pony cart…