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 it stood there, some 189 years and counting… all manner Continue Reading

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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 for their political and economic freedom. This was not uncommon. Continue Reading

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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 the Bahamas Government in 1966. Scotland, remains an important historical Continue Reading

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