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Celebrating Bermuda’s National Heroes

National Heroes Day is Monday, June 15th. Take this time to appreciate their endeavors and successes of our national heroes and where we are now because of them.   Dame Lois Browne-Evans, DBE, JP, LLB (1927-2007) Dame Lois Browne-Evans was named Bermuda's first ever National Hero in 2008 for her lifelong work in Bermuda's government, advocating for a more equitable society. She was Bermuda's first female lawyer, the first female Attorney General, the first black woman elected to Parliament and…


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Murder at Admiralty House

In 1813 a young midshipman off the Spartan, was the innocent victim of a jealous and demented lover. His gravestone can still be seen at Abbots Bay. Here is the story. This article was taken from our archives. It first…


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Dame Lois Browne-Evans

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the October 1980 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Dame Lois Browne-Evans sits forward in her chair at her new Court Street law…


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How Bermuda’s Hills, Dales, Reefs and Byways Got Their Names

The legacy of a running feud between Bermuda’s government and some of its voters is preserved in Southampton’s Piecrust Place, a small cul-de-sac near St. Anne’s Church where the issue of what’s in a name once sparked an amusing rebellion.…


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Howard Academy Remembered

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in The Bermudian in 1985. It appears here exactly as it did originally. To many Bermudians, Howard Academy is a forgotten chapter in the history of secondary education in these…

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Leading the Way: The Bermuda Workers Association by Walton Brown Jr.

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the December 1999 issue of The Bermudian. The author, C. Walton Brown Jr. was a former government minister who worked tirelessly throughout his life to advocate for social change in…