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Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral (George and King Streets, Nassau, New Providence Island) — built in 1841, the present edifice is the fifth church that has occupied this spot. Along the walls, tablets trace the trials Nassau citizens endured over 150 years ago. Be sure to look at the baptismal font at the back of the sanctuary. […]

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Balcony House

Balcony House (Market Street & Trinity Place, Nassau, New Providence Island) — In the midst of a bustling 20th century city, step back in time and discover an 18th century architectural gem. This quaint historic landmark is named for its overhanging balcony and is thought to be the oldest wooden residential structure in The Bahamas. […]

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Albert Lowe Museum

Albert Lowe Museum (Parliament Street, New Plymouth, Green Turtle Cay) – Green Turtle Cay was one of the first islands settled in The Bahamas, in the 1770’s by the Revolutionary War Loyalists. Many of the island’s 500 or so residents can trace their ancestry back to these Loyalists. This museum, established in 1976 and housed […]

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Grand Bahama

Grand Bahama (Freeport) — full of history and charm, Grand Bahama Island is a complete vacation destination. Some of the island’s settlements, such as Pinder’s Point, Russell Town and William’s Town, are named after the former families who founded them. Today, these settlements serve as cultural hot spots for visitors. There are three distinct destinations […]

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About the Bahamas

The Bahamas (a chain of over 700 islands, cays and islets off the coasts of Florida and Cuba), was first discovered by Christopher Columbus during his first trip to the Americas in 1492. Even though the Spanish were the ones who came up with the name of these islands (from the Spanish phrase “Baja Mar” […]