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1504, 2021

Did You Know… That the 1609 Wreck of the Sea Venture changed World History?

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.

2202, 2020

Black heritage showcased in new Enterprise Exhibit at Library

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

3012, 2019

Do you know about… the origin of Rugby Week, College Weeks, Spring Break and Bermuda’s Green Ticket?

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

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