Where Freedom Park in Fox Hill, Nassau, sits today, there once was a historically significant burial place. In 1967, new history was made of this area where, it can surely Continue Reading
“After long time I will go and rake up the Bones” Bodies of hurricane drowned wash ashore on Berry Islands -August 1899
In the first half year of 1899, fate had already racked up its share of tragic drownings. A handful of families, in Exuma and Andros, were grieving the bitter losses Continue Reading
Stephen Dillet’s Outside Children – Myth or Reality? Whatever happened to his Slaves? Was Stephen the first ‘Dillet’ in The Bahamas?
Stephen Dillet had an interesting personal life, if anecdotal evidence is to be believed. To fully understand what is proving to be a colourful history, we must first wade through, Continue Reading
Sir William Henry Doyle was 50 years old, a proper age, all things considered, when, in 1873, he became the first Bahamian to be knighted, at Buckingham Palace by Queen Continue Reading
Bahamians have, not too surprisingly, put a lot of stock into the historical personality that was Stephen Dillet. The reasons for this are more than obvious. He became a political Continue Reading