The entire parish of Saint George's has been dubbed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so if you're looking for history and culture, this is the spot for you. It is the oldest English settlement in the New World that has been continuously inhabited and now features numerous historic buildings, forts, and other landmarks that must be explored by tourists hoping to learn more about the island's culture.
Assuming you like to explore unfamiliar places and cultures, you should consider visiting a museum while on vacation in Saint Georges Parish. Try clicking on the name of each museum to obtain more information.
Many travelers choose to visit Bermuda National Trust Museum. It is located in Saint Georges Parish. In the Bermuda National Trust Museum guests will find exhibits detailing Bermuda's role in the American Civil War, a video presentation on the island's arts and history and a gift shop.
Another popular destination is Bermuda Heritage Museum. It is located within Saint Georges Parish. Following mostly the history of black Bermudans, from emancipation to political and social influence. The lodge that houses the museum was once home of a society that assisted freed slaves.
St. George's Historical Society Museum: More than just a museum, this historical site is dedicated to preserving the history of Bermuda. They have lots of fun educational events, classes, as well as fascinating collections that share the colorful local history.
The chart just below offers more details on some museums to consider in Saint Georges Parish.
|Bermuda Heritage Museum||(441) 297-4126||St. George, 0.8 mi. North of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|Bermuda National Trust Museum||(441) 297-1423||St. George, 0.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|Carter House||(441) 293-1642||Central Saint Georges Parish|
|(441) 297-1459||St. George, 0.7 mi. North of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|St. George's Historical Society Museum||(441) 297-0423||St. George, 0.8 mi. North of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|Tucker House Museum||(441) 297-0545||St. George's Island, 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|World Heritage Centre||(441) 297-5791||St. George, 0.8 mi. Northwest of Central Saint Georges Parish|
Enjoy discovering the history of the places you visit? If yes, you might enjoy visiting one or two of these historical sites while on vacation in Saint Georges Parish.
Many travelers choose to visit Fort St. Catherine. It is located in northern Saint Georges Parish. The museum is open everyday except for Sundays.
Another interesting landmark worth visiting is Old State House. It is located in Saint Georges Parish. Built just eleven years after the original settlement of Bermuda, the Old State House was the first stone building on the island, and the first official building for the House of Assembly, in 1620. The construction borrowed a great deal from Italian Architecture, reportedly because the Governor-General at the time believed that the island shared the same climate as Italy.
St. Peter's Church: St. Peter's Church holds an esteemed place in the religious history of the New World. Built by 1620, it was the first protestant church in the Western Hemisphere, and the first Anglican Church to be built outside of the British Isles.
Review the following table for more information about historic sites in the area.
|Fort Cunningham||--||Paget Island, 0.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|Fort Popple||--||St. David's Island, 1.4 mi. East of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|Fort St. Catherine||(441) 297-1920||St. George's Island, 1.4 mi. North of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|Gates Fort||--||St. George's Island, 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|Old Rectory||(441) 297-4261||St. George, 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|Old State House||(800) 223-6106||St. George, 0.8 mi. North of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|--||St. George, 0.8 mi. North of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|St. Peter's Church||(441) 297-8359||St. George, 0.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|Stocks & Pillory And Ducking Stool||--||St. George, 0.8 mi. North of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|Unfinished Church||--||St. George, 0.9 mi. North of Central Saint Georges Parish|
Guests will experience some other worthwhile landmarks in this area.
Many travelers choose to visit The Perfumery. It is located in Saint Georges Parish. Since 1928, the Perfumery has been manufacturing an impressive line of perfumes called Lili Bermuda. Today, visitors are welcome to tour the perfumery and see how the fragrances are brought to life.
Additionally, if the nitty gritty aspects of living by the sea intrigue you, consider visiting St. Davids Lighthouse. Still standing tall and lighting the way for sailors who navigate the intrepid waters off the coast of Bermuda, St. Davids Lighthouse has been around for well over 100 years. The beam stretches out over 20 miles into the ocean at night, but during the day serves as a popular attraction for guests who yearn to see as much of Bermuda's country and seaside as possible in one swoop.
The chart below enables you to learn a few details concerning other kinds of attractions of interest to vacationers.
|St. Davids Lighthouse||Lighthouse||St. David's Island, 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Saint Georges Parish|
|The Perfumery||Facility Viewing||St. George, 0.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Saint Georges Parish|
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