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Take a dip

A local decides to take his horse for a dip on a hot summers day, but the horse doesn’t seem to be willing to go into the water.  i think the cruise ship sailing by scared it a bit because once it passed the horse seemed to be enjoying the …

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Government House

  Did you know that Government House is listed as the official residence of the Governor General of the Bahamas? The original government house was the home of Governor Richard Fitzwilliam and was completed in 1737 but was soon replaced with a new building built in the Georgian Colonial style …

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Fort Charlotte

Heading west on the island of New Providence from the city of Nassau, nestled snugly on top of an overlooking hill is Fort Charlotte. This fort was built by Lord Dunmore in 1793 under the rule of  Lord Dunmore on the island of New providence from 1787 to 1796. Subsequent …

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Paradise Island Lighthouse

The Paradise Island Lighthouse                             Did you know that the paradise island lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in the Bahamas? Although from a distance it doesn’t seem so old but if you keep in mind that It …

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The Water Tower

  Did you know that next to Fort Fincastle on top of Bennett’s hill stands the water tower of which its top makes it the highest point on the island of New Providence? The water tower was built in 1928 to provide a steady water pressure to the city of …

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Fort Fincastle

  Did you know that fort Fincastle was built in 1793 by lord Dunmore and the hill where it was built is known as Bennett’s hill. The fort was used as a light house up until 1817 when the water tower is built and used as a lighthouse. The fort …

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The Cenotaph

  Did you know that a Cenotaph is an empty tomb or monument built to honor a person or group of people who died and their remains are elsewhere other than their homeland? The cenotaph, located in parliament square the garden of remembrance, commemorates the brave Bahamians who served under …