Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas — Caribbean Region (Atlantic Ocean)
The Bahamas Grant
grant of these islands
by His Majesty
King Charles the First
to Sir Robert Heath
of England on the
30th day of October
Location. 25° 4.667′ N, 77° 20.437′ W. Marker is in Nassau, New Providence. Marker is on West Bay Street east of Parliament Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the front of the western wing of the Bahamian Parliament buildings, to the right of the main door. Marker is in this post office area: Nassau, New Providence SS5412, The Bahamas. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Fincastle (approx. half a kilometer away); Hand-Cut Well (approx. 0.9 kilometers away).
More about this marker. The marker is capped with the Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom, including the mottos, "Dieu et mon droit," and "Honi soit qui mal y pense." (English: "God and my right" and "Shame be to him who thinks evil of it")
Regarding The Bahamas Grant. The Commonwealth of The Bahamas has been an independent nation since 1973. It is today a Constitutional Monarchy with a democratically elected Parliament. The head of state is Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, who within the islands holds the title of Queen of The Bahamas.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 4,800 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. 4. submitted on July 3, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.