Green Turtle Cay People Hardly Bathed And Marsh Harbour Was Just A 1,500 Orange Tree Plantation 1851

In 1851, people from Green Turtle Cay hardly bathed for fear of catching cold. We might laugh at this old ...
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CALL THE MIDWIFE 1953

In 1953, there were 257 licensed midwives in the Bahamas. In fact, there were more licensed midwives than there were ...
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Sir Roland Symonette “It is my considered opinion that the roach did not consume much of the rum” House of Assembly 1961

Some reckon that part of the good old days, was when Bahamians weren't scared of anything. Your old Grammy and ...
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19th Century Propaganda: Most Poisonous Plant In The Bahamas Linked to Obeah 1888

One day, the principles and teachings of Obeahism, the once ancient practices of African-Caribbean people, will be to the world, ...
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10.12 p.m. House of Commons, London: Bahamas Independence Bill Read Lord Balniel Begins…15 May 1973

By 21st September 1972, mere moments after the results of the general elections were called, the date of national independence ...
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Schoolmasters Beating Coloured Boys and Old White Men From America Sneaking Off To Meet Dusky Ladies in Grants Town’ 1884

Schoolmasters bending negro boys over desks to get a whacking and old white men from America, telling their wives that ...
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Man Hush Ya Mouth! The Elusive Rum Runner Capt. Symonette Was No Negro 1922

With that fiery Bahamian island sun, turning the very tar on the streets to boiling molasses, it's just too hot ...
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Edgar Mayhew Bacon, Third Generation Bahamian and Prolific American Writer 1889

In 1889, Bahamian born Edgar Mayhew Bacon, then an acclaimed American author with many published books to his credit, returned ...
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British Transport 109 Irish Convicts To Settle Abaco 1785

As early as 1752, in an effort to populate the many near uninhabited islands of the Bahamas, the British began ...
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Divorced Bahamian Mothers Finally Get Equal Custody Rights To Their Children 1961

Prior to 1961, in the Bahamas, one of the reasons why many unhappily married women stayed in broken marriages was ...
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