Friday 22nd. June, 1832, Columbus Statue Erected Amid Battle Over Slavery Between Assembly and Governor Carmichael Smyth

On 22nd June, 1832, a statue of Christopher Columbus, was unveiled, at Government House for the very first time. While ...
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Photos of The General Strike of 1958

The General Strike of 1958, initially began as a taxicab strike. The government created and politically appointed, Airports Board, gave ...
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Vote Granted To Murray G. Farquharson, Free Person of Colour, By An Act of the Assembly Was Undoubtedly Political 1830

In January 1830, Murray G. Farquharson, a free, person of colour, was politically gifted with one of the highest honours ...
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Elections 1832 – Fights, Cheating, Negroes and Coloureds Vote and Riot, Candidates Beaten Up, Winners Woke Up As Losers

Freeholder blacks and coloureds, in the Bahama Islands, voted in 1832 - a full two years - before the end ...
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Turks and Caicos Forced To Pay Separation Debt To Nassau To Be Free Of Bahama Islands 1848

Independence debt or Separation debt, however one wishes to call it, historically speaking, meant that territories were forced to pay ...
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Crimes of Slaves, Free Blacks and Whites in Mid-Colonial 1800s Bahamas

During the 1800s, the mid-colonial era of the Bahamas, theft of property, was a very serious a crime. Serious theft, ...
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General Elections 1962 – UBP Wax Lyrical About Losing – Winning Came As A Surprise

By mid-year, 1961, the United Bahamian Party, was undoubtedly feeling the cold tide of political change, swirling around them. General ...
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Bahamian Millionaires Run For Parliament 1982, 1987, 2007, 2012 and 2021

In 1982, the number of self-declared millionaires to the total number of candidates, vying for the 43 available parliamentary seats ...
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17-year-old A. F. Adderley Wins Top Essay Prize Denstone College, England 1909

The extraordinary life and achievements of Alfred Francis Adderley continue to reveal themselves. In an era of colonial British Bahamian ...
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Tartan To Commemorate Bahamian-Scottish Heritage Officially Recognised 1966

Scottish-Bahamian heritage, survives in The Bahamas today, through many historical surnames, as well as, a tartan print, officially recognised by ...
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