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Vintage Island Churches

With more churches per square mile than anywhere else in the world, Bermuda is ripe with places to worship. We'd also argue that our churches are some of the most idyllic in appearance too, but perhaps we're biased?       [caption id="attachment_17479" align="aligncenter" width="800"] St. James Anglican Church in Somerset[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_17480" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity [/caption]   [caption id="attachment_17481" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Wesley Methodist Church [/caption]   [caption id="attachment_17482" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Devonshire Church[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_17483"…


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President Truman’s Historic Visit to Bermuda

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the October 1946 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. History was made on August 22nd when President Truman stepped ashore in Bermuda, being…


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Power & Prejudice: The Story of the 1902 Dockyard Riots & The Reverend Charles Monk Trial

Bermuda, 1902. The Boer War is raging in South Africa, and thousands of Boer prisoners of war are incarcerated on islands in the Great Sound. The Rock (population 17,500) is picturesque but not hugely prosperous. Bermuda onions still find a…


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LISTEN: Cassie White World War I Memoir

On July 14th the Chief Nurse of Base Hospital 31 notified me that I was to go on detailed service. I had a half hour to get ready for the Ambulance that was to take 8 of us nurses, including…


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The Land of the Bees and Honey: The Sweet Life of Beekeeper Randolph Furbert

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the August 2004 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally.  Appropriately painted a warm honey yellow and white trim, Bee House on…

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LISTEN: World War II Story: Under Cover in France, 1943 – 1944

(Editorial Note: When John Hartley Watlington came home in 1944, it seemed as if he had returned from the dead, for he had been completely lost to his family for just under a year. He was extremely reserved concerning his…