Historic Barbados

Connect with Barbados culture and discover the intriguing history of our lovely Caribbean island as you explore our museums and historic sites!
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old bathsheba railway-- 1873-1937 The first plans to build a railway in Barbados came about in 1848, Sir Charles Grey the Governor of Barbados at the time was a railway buff himself and had planed to have a railway built between Bridgetown to Speightstown. Work was to beguine before Old Years day 1848 but this never came about. The dream was dormant but not dead and in 1873 it re-emerged with a new route from Bridgetown to Belleplaine. It is said the original route was abandoned because land…

old bathsheba railway-- 1873-1937 The first plans to build a railway in Barbados came about in 1848, Sir Charles Grey the Governor of Barbados at the time was a railway buff himself and had planed to have a railway built between Bridgetown to Speightstown. Work was to beguine before Old Years day 1848 but this never came about. The dream was dormant but not dead and in 1873 it re-emerged with a new route from Bridgetown to Belleplaine. It is said the original route was abandoned because land…

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Morgan Lewis Windmill.  One of only 2 working sugar windmills in the world! St. Andrew, Barbados

One of only 2 working sugar windmills in the world!

Trafalgar Square, Bridgetown, Barbados | by The Caribbean Photo Archive

Trafalgar Square, Bridgetown, Barbados | by The Caribbean Photo Archive

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