Landmarks in Saint Georges Parish

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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.  

Museums

Bermuda National Trust Museum

If you enjoy learning about other people and places, you should consider visiting a museum during your vacation. Just click on each place's name to learn more information.

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is Bermuda National Trust Museum. It is situated 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 found 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 table directly below enables you to learn more details on some museums you might enjoy in the area.

Museums In Saint Georges Parish
Name Phone Location
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
Deliverance (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

Historical Sites

Fort St. Catherine

Enjoy exploring the historical roots of countries you visit? If so, you should consider visiting one or two of these historical attractions during your stay.

A common landmark for vacationers is Fort St. Catherine. It is situated in northern Saint Georges Parish. The museum is open everyday except for Sundays.

Many travelers also choose to visit Old State House. It is found within Saint Georges Parish. The public is free to visit the old State House, and will be able to read the various plaques and information cards to learn more about what they see.

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.

Look through the chart below for a listing of historic sites in Saint Georges Parish.

Historic Sites In Saint Georges Parish
Name Phone Location
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 Historical District -- 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

Miscellaneous Landmarks

St. Davids Lighthouse

Visitors will explore some other interesting sites to visit in Saint Georges Parish.

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is The Perfumery. It is found 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 functional aspects of life by the sea intrigue you, you might enjoy seeing 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 just below provides you with more information on the other kinds of attractions of interest to vacationers.

Miscellaneous Landmarks In Saint Georges Parish
Name Type Location
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

If you are seeking a wider variety of attractions beyond the category on this page, you should think about other locations. To find out about other other attractions for Saint Georges Parish, click this link.

 

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