Dreams of Vineyards for Bahama Islands 1735

There were several half-hearted, well meaning attempts to colonise the Bahamas after the genocide of the native Lucayans. Pirates and ...
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Annie, the Little Girl Sent to Athol Island to Die 1889

In 1889, when it came to a choice between a sick little girl, and the welfare of the entire island ...
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Flamingoes and Dreams become casualties in hunt for oil in Bahamas 1945

Flamingoes and Bahamian dreams of wealth, were the two things, which became the first casualties in the hunt for oil, ...
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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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Entire island of Mayaguana sold 1891

In 1891, it was widely reported that the entire island of Mayaguana had been sold to a single buyer. It ...
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Largest Tree In the World – Nassau 1900

In 1900, the largest tree in the world, sat in the public square in Nassau. It was called the "Hurricane ...
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The Big Clean-Up of Nassau – 1963

Long before the present day debates about the public dump, recycling, preserving the environment and climate change; the haphazard throwing ...
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When lumber was king in the Bahamas (part 3)

It remains an almost unfathomable thought that one of the most valuable natural resources the Bahamas had, the vast acreages ...
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When lumber was king in the Bahamas (part 2)

Who owned the Bahamas-Cuban Lumber Co.? Without a shadow of doubt, the Bahamas Cuban Lumber Company made a fortune from ...
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When lumber was king in the Bahamas (part one)

A little over one hundred years ago, one the most sought after natural resources in the Bahama Islands, were its ...
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