Do You Know…That the 1609 Wreck of the Sea Venture changed World History? Following two failed English attempts to establish settlements in North America – the Roanoke Colony in Virginia and the Popham Colony in Maine – the Jamestown settlement was established in Virginia in 1607. The following year two supply missions were sent from England, however, due to a lack of experience and resources, the colony was threatened by disease, starvation and warfare with Native Americans.
Bermuda History: The Age of the Bicycle by Horst Augustinovic With its narrow roads, getting around was never easy. However, with the increasing number of visitors in the late 1800s, Bermuda had to offer sightseeing
Do You Know How Bermuda’s Caves Were formed? By Horst Augustinovic Some 30 million years ago volcanic eruptions on the floor of the Atlantic formed a mountain approximately 13,000 feet high, reaching the surface
There are approximately 90 forts scattered across the island of Bermuda. Some are easy to find and in picturesque areas – and the best part? You don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy them. Most have been restored, some are in parks, but all have gorgeous views.
Black heritage showcased in new Enterprise Exhibit at Library Hamilton, Bermuda (February 21, 2020)—A new exhibit commemorating the anniversary of a 19th-century court case in which a group of enslaved ship passengers dramatically won their
Do you know about... the origin of Rugby Week, College Weeks, Spring Break and Bermuda’s Green Ticket? Apparently the tradition of American students going somewhere tropical during spring break began in 1935 when