Chinese People of Nassau Celebrate their Independence Day 1961

As early as 1863, the British were discussing the idea of introducing Chinese labourers into the Bahamas. The islands needed ...
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Lord Rolle Complaining About Having to Feed Slaves in Exuma 1834

Lord John Rolle was one angry beast of a man in 1834. Not only was forced to free his slaves, ...
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Taxing negro and mulatto slaves to pay for free white apprentices Nassau 1790

The late 1700s, saw the beginnings of a significant historical population expansion in the islands. By 1790, with the influx ...
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Buy a piece of Freeport for just $149.95 in 1969

A deal struck in 1966, for the Mary Carter Paint Company to buy Paradise Island from Huntington Hartford, began a ...
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An enduring legacy by a man who once lived in a cave in Abaco 1974

A statue depicting an Afro-Bahamian mother and child, was unveiled on 11th August 1974, in Rawson Square. A figure of ...
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P. H. Burns marries Mary Knowles, a rich planter’s daughter Nassau 1893

Bahamas Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) must correct one small detail on its company's history page. They've made a mistake on the ...
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Murder of Walter Sims, Long Island 1835

When the body of Walter Sims, son of a prominent Long Island planter, is found smashed in pieces at the ...
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Monument to Confederate General Stonewall Jackson erected in Nassau 1864

In 2017, there was much controversy over old built monuments to people who, despite whatever personal accomplishments were racist, or ...
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When Goliaths bestrode the Bahamas 1959

In the present day, millionaires seem to come a dime a dozen. Small Island Developing Nations (SIDS), badly in need ...
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New Sausage Factory comes to Nassau 1962

Foreign direct investment in the Bahamas has been happening throughout the islands, ever since Woodes Rogers became the first British ...
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