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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Verdmont Cottage

What is it you want to know,” he asked as he strode into my social parlor which serves as an office as well. “Well, since I am sketching your house for the book, it suddenly occurred to me that there was little point in it if I didn’t have the story to give it purpose.” I replied. With a reminiscent smile on his face, Richard began – “Things started as we were moving me in. It was 1987, the year…


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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Camden, Paget

Do people still see ghosts at Camden? If you make the story too ghostly, Bermuda will not be able to use the house for official functions!” So remarked a lady from Flatts in 1994. She recalled visiting Camden during the…


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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: St. Anne’s Rectory, Southampton

After our marriage, I moved into the St. Anne’s Rectory with Reg. It is a very old house with many interesting features including bricked-up and plastered-over fireplace, which is said to have a secret passage. There were many strange noises…


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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Government House

It has been suggested that one of our early Governors was so unpleasant that his wife was subjected to physical abuse and probably mental as well. Far be it for this writer to assert this as fact and defame the…


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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Gibbs Hill Lighthouse

Completed and activated on May 1, 1846, accounts of unaccountable events at Gibbs Hill Lighthouse have been noted by a few past lighthouse keepers. The following was related to Mac Musson by Michael Dolding of Marine & Ports, part of…

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When History Meets Luxury: Sandymount

A hidden gem of Bermuda, the restored former pirate fortress, Sandymount is Bermuda’s newest addition to the luxury vacation rental market. The two-and-a-half acre Bailey's Bay property sits on a peninsula encompassing a historic fort site that has unobstructed panoramic…