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St. George’s, St George’s, Bermuda
 

Settlement of Bermuda

 
 
Settlement of Bermuda Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 21, 2017
1. Settlement of Bermuda Marker
Inscription.
1609   -   1909

In commemoration of the
settlement of these islands
on the 28th of July 1609
and
in honor of Admiral
Sir George Somers Kt.
at whose instance largely
the settlement was effected.

This memorial
has been erected out of a
grant made by the legislature
of this colony.

 
Erected 1909.
 
Location. 32° 22.918′ N, 64° 40.567′ W. Marker is in St. George’s, St George’s. Marker is at the intersection of York Street and King Street, on the left when traveling east on York Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Somers Garden.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas Moore (within shouting distance of this marker); Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Government House (about 120 meters away); John Till (about 150 meters away); The Broad Arrow (approx. 16 kilometers away in Dockyards); Victualling Yard (approx. 16 kilometers away in Dockyards); North Rock Beacon (approx. 16.2 kilometers away in Dockyards); The Great Western Storehouse (approx. 16.2 kilometers away in Dockyards). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. George’s.
 
More about this marker.
Settlement of Bermuda Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 21, 2017
2. Settlement of Bermuda Marker
The marker, which includes a bas relief image of Admiral George Somers and his ship, the Sea Venture, is on a tall obelisk.
 
Also see . . .  Bermuda's History and Heritage. (Submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Settlement of Bermuda Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 21, 2017
3. Settlement of Bermuda Memorial
Settlement of Bermuda Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 21, 2017
4. Settlement of Bermuda Marker
The Settlement of Bermuda marker, seen in the background, is located in Somers Garden.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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