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Bahamas Historical Society to hold AGM on April 27th - Apr 11, 2017 - 3:32:50 PM

The Bahamas Historical Society invites its members and interested persons to attend their ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) on Thursday, 27th APRIL, 2017, at 6:00pm.

Held at the Bahamas Historical Society headquarters  on the Corner of Shirley Street and Elizabeth Avenue, Nassau, Bahamas.

Election of officers for 2017/2018 will take place and the President’sReport and Committee Reports for 2016/2017 will be given.Please E-mail nominations for Bahamas Historical Society posts to The Society by Friday, April 21, 2017, by 4:00 p.m...

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Bahamas Historical Society meeting to discuss Hurricane Matthew damage - Nov 15, 2016 - 10:06:56 AM

The Bahamas Historical Society & Museum will hold an important general meeting on  Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at 6:00p.m. at the Bahamas Historical Society headquarters on Shirley Street & Elizabeth, Nassau, Bahamas.

Topic:  General Meeting  to discuss damage to The Society by Hurricane Matthew.

All members, interested persons and the general public are invited to attend.
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Next BHS talk to feature Patricia Glinton-Meicholas - Sep 7, 2016 - 4:13:11 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas Historical Society will hold their next talk, "First Rat in the Hole Tail Cover: Roots of Psychocultural Obstacles to National Development" by Patricia Glinton-Meicholas on Thursday September 29th, 2016 at 6pm.

Patricia Glinton-Meicholas is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the University of Miami. She is an educator, author, poet, cultural critic and avid researcher of Bahamian history, culture and arts. She was the first woman to present the Sir Lynden Pindling Memorial Lecture and the first Bahamian writer to win the Bahamas Cacique Award for Writing.
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History of The Bahamas as a Member State of the United Nations - May 23, 2016 - 3:05:38 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The next Bahamas Historical Society talk will be held on Thursday, May 26th at 6:00pm and will feature The History of The Bahamas as a Member State of the United Nations with Davidson Hepburn.

Hepburn was born at Douds, a settlement in New Bight, Cat Island, and after completing his early education, he continued his studies in the United States where he received the B.A. and M.A. degrees.He holds a Ph.D in Comparative Language and Literature from the University of Madrid and a Diploma in International Relations from Switzerland...
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Call for Papers: 2016 Journal of the Bahamas Historical Society - May 17, 2016 - 1:33:02 PM

The editorial board of the Journal of The Bahamas Historical Society is sending out a call for papers for the 2016 journal.

The deadline for submission of articles is September 1st 2016.

Following are the requirements for papers: The subject should be a historical topic on The Bahamas bringing to light new information or a new interpretation of topics of Bahamian interest. Short communications, book reviews, and profiles of Bahamian personalities are also welcome...
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Support the Bahamas Historical Society: Fundraising Luncheon, May 19 - May 4, 2016 - 11:51:51 AM

The Bahamas Historical Society, a non-profit Bahamian association founded in 1959 to perpetuate Bahamian history, will hold its Annual Fundraising Luncheon on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at 12:30p.m. for 1:00p.m., at the world famous Nassau Yacht Club, East Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas.

The public is invited to support this worthy cause to raise much needed funds for the ongoing work and upkeep of The Bahamas Historical Society, its Museum and public outreaches. Donations are also appreciated. Checks should be made payable to the Bahamas Historical Society...
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Next BHS Talk on Herbal Medicine and Home Remedies - Mar 4, 2016 - 9:14:50 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - On Thursday 31st March at 6pm the Bahamas Historical Society presents Dr Portia Jordan who will talk about Herbal Medicine and Home Remedies.

Dr. Jordan is the recipient of a Bachelor of Science degree in Education, a Master in Education Administration, a Master of Science in International Development Education, a Ph.D. in Bilingual Multicultural Education and a Post-Doctoral Fulbright Scholar Award in Educational Research...
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"The Colourful History of The Bahamas," is the next talk at BHS - Feb 16, 2016 - 11:34:50 PM

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Nassau, New Providence - On Thursday 25th February at 6pm Allan Murray will present his new book,"The Colourful History of The Bahamas" during the next Bahamas Historical Society Talk.

Allan’s first book Bahamian History Highlights has been available to the public since 1999 and has served as a standard text in schools throughout The Bahamas. The new book is designed primarily for visitors to The Bahamas this presentation illustrates the broad sweep of our colourful history while providing a reminder of many interesting characters that came...
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AMMC Recaps Successful Year With Members of the Bahamas Historical Society - Dec 13, 2015 - 8:53:22 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas -  Ever wondered what the map of Nassau looked like in 1770 or exactly how Spain invaded and occupied The Bahamas during the American Revolution? These were some of the projects four Bahamian researchers attached to the Antiquities, Monuments & Museum Corporation (AMMC) worked on in 2015.

At a special presentation to the Bahamas Historical Society, young researchers Taige Adderley, Caprice Johnson, Maressa Hanna and Nameiko Miller shared their findings over the past year and discussed the next steps and future goals for their historical projects in 2016.
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Bahamas Historical Society - October Update - Oct 4, 2015 - 9:01:39 PM

‘A Reservoir of History’  Commemorates its 56th Anniversary on October 5th, (1959 to October 5th 2015). 

Theme: “Perpetuating Our Bahamian History”Members of The Bahamas Historical Society and the public are invited to a week of events October 5th  through 10th , 2015.
 
All activities are being held at The Bahamas Historical Society & Museum,  #28 Shirley Street & Elizabeth Avenue, Nassau, Bahamas...
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Bahamas Historical Society Burma Road Riots Free Lecture - Jun 1, 2015 - 11:25:03 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas Historical Society
is hosting the 3rd Community Conversations for the year of the Critical Caribbean Symposium Series.

A round table discussion on The Burma Road Riots. Speakers include: Stephen Aranha, Keisha Ellis, Wesley Campbell with moderator Ean Maura. Speakers will discuss:

1. The historical importance of the Burma Road Riots, 2. Its significance to our past and present political process...
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Next BHS talk: The Long Journey to Majority Rule - Feb 20, 2017 - 2:36:42 PM

The Bahamas Historical Society and Museum presents, “The Long Journey to Majority Rule” on Thursday, 23rd February, 2017 at 6:00 pm.

Presenting is Dr. Chris Curry, UB Professor.

Parking kindly allowed by CIBC First Caribbean Bank, Shirley Street. Enter lot on Shirley Street...
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Bahamas Historical Society presents, "The Queen at 90" with Hugo Vickers - Dec 6, 2016 - 10:29:52 PM

The Queen at 90
is a talk by Hugo Vickers which will encompass the life of the Queen, explaining how she comes to be there, her role in the constitution and the Commonwealth, and will examine the major issues of her reign of nearly 65 years. It promises to be rich in details and anecdotal by a respected royal historian, who has been fortunate to observe the Queen closely since he first met her as a teenager in 1968.

Date: Thursday, December 8th, 2016...
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The Underground Railroad: Linkages to The Bahamas - Jun 28, 2016 - 9:08:55 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Mr. Peter Gilcud will be the next speaker at the Bahamas Historical Society and will talk on ”The Underground Railroad: Linkages to The Bahamas / Seminole Indians, Andros” on Thursday, June 30, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. at The Bahamas Historical Society and Museum on the corner of Shirley Street and Elizabeth Avenue, Nassau.

Parking graciously allowed by CIBC First Caribbean Bank, Shirley Street. Enter lot on Shirley Street and Drive toward Elizabeth Avenue exit to park...
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The Historical Role and Function of The Bahamas as an Entrepôt - Jan 27, 2016 - 12:00:13 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Coming up at the Bahamas Historical Society on Thursday, January 28th 2016 at 6pm is a talk by Lesvie Archer on
The Historical Role and Function of The Bahamas as an Entrepôt.

Mrs. Lesvie Archer is currently a PhD Candidate in the Cultural Studies program at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in Barbados, where she currently holds the post of Vice President of the Cave Hill Association of Post-Graduate. She obtained a double Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Leo University in Marketing, and International Hospitality and Tourism Management, and an Associate Degree from the College...
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The Bahamas Historical Society's November free Public Lecture - Nov 16, 2015 - 12:46:10 PM

Nassau, Bahamas  - The Bahamas Historical Society presents the following on Thursday, 19th November, 2015  starting at 6:00pm:

Presenters & Topics:

Caprice Johnson: The Map of 1770 and the Origins of The Town of Nassau

Nameiko Miler: The Outmigration to Cuba

Maressa Hanna: The Spanish Colonization of The Bahamas...
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‘Ghost Stories from Around The Bahamas’ - Oct 28, 2015 - 12:02:26 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - The public is invites to this free Bahamas Historical Society talk on "Real and Authentic Bahamian Ghost Stories" with Mr. Alphonso Smith, Jr. October 29th, 2015 at 6:30pm.

The published author will also do a book signing.

The museum is located at #28 Shirley Street & Elizabeth Avenue.
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Bahamas Historical Society - September Update - Sep 22, 2015 - 2:35:07 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas  - A reminder of our September talk: First talk of the 2015/2016 Season which is open to the public.
 
24th September 2015 – Ivan James on Hobby Horse Hall
 
Featuring his book The Life and Death of Hobby Horse Hall Race Track, Lost Rich Bahamian History...
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The Life and Times of Frederick Alfred Munnings Sr. - Jun 24, 2015 - 2:04:15 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Join the Bahamas Historical Society for a free and exciting panel presentation and discussion on: The Life and Times of Frederick Alfred Munnings Sr. OBE a.k.a. “Freddie Munnings, the international entertainer and vocalist,  recording artist, band leader, the entrepreneur, civic activist, a union founding father, visionary statesman and owner of The World famous “Cat & Fiddle” Night Club.

Errol Strachan, Raphael Munnings and Fred Munnings & Other Guest Presenters with Moderator: Andrea P. Munnings-Major.

You are all invited to attend this historic event on Thursday June 25th.
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Bahamas Historical Society presents “The Loyalists in The Bahamas” - Apr 30, 2015 - 11:31:35 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas Historical Society invites the public to a free lecture on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 6:00pm
at the Society’s Headquarters. Members are urged to attend. Officers for 2015/16 will be elected. Annual membership dues will be renewed.

Topic: “The Loyalists in The Bahamas”. Presenters: Vera Chase and Michelle Turnquest. Place: The Society’s Headquarters. Great information for students.

Tickets are on sale for The Bahamas Historical Society’s Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show fundraiser.
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