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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 opinions. It has been a bone of contention between resident admirals and their Lordships of the Admiralty at Whitehall on many occasions; it has been condemned to demolition, reprieved, patched up, added to, excavated and modernised in accordance with the…


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The Bridges of Bermuda

Today, people who travel from A to B in Bermuda by boat are few and far between. Most of us take to the roads, often oblivious of how many bridges over water we have to cross in order to traverse…


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Off Nonsuch, 1934

It wasn't an expedition for the claustrophobic. Two and a quarter tons of steel dangled from a cable less than an inch thick. The four-foot-wide interior had to accommodate not only the two men, but bulky technical equipment, oxygen tanks,…


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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…


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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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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…