Explore a Historic Neighborhood in NassauPosted by Rachel Pinder on
New Providence has its fair share of beautiful residential area to boast of, but some neighborhoods have an extra special history that set them apart from the more newly established exclusive communities.
Long before there was Lyford Cay, Paradise Island, Old Fort Bay and Albany, there was the eastern foreshore (made up of East Bay Street and Eastern Road), where the country's wealthy and influential built their homes.
In 1786, Governor James Murray, the royal governor of The Bahamas form 1787-1796, was among the first to build his summer home there overlooking the eastern harbour entrance. He named the house "The Hermitage," which is now owned by the Catholic Archdiocese of Nassau and serves as the official residence of the Catholic Archbishiop…
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