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.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Fort Fincastle (approx. half a kilometer 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
Additional keywords. Crown Colony, Bahamian, Parliament, British Empire
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Events •
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 4,782 times since then and 32 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.