Town of St. George, St George’s Parish, Bermuda
Settlement of Bermuda
1609 - 1909
settlement of these islands
on the 28th of July 1609
in honor of Admiral
Sir George Somers Kt.
at whose instance largely
the settlement was effected.
has been erected out of a
grant made by the legislature
of this colony.
Location. 32° 22.918′ N, 64° 40.567′ W. Marker is in Town of St. George, St George’s Parish. Marker is at the intersection of York Street and King Street, on the left when traveling east on York Street. Marker is located in Somers Garden. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: York Street 45, Town of St George, St George’s Parish, Bermuda. Touch for directions.
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 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 Sandys Parish). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Town of St. George.
More about this 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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 29 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week July 29, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 5. submitted on July 28, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.