He was unique in British colonial history - the only Governor of three separate places, especially popular in the last two.
A local colloquialism, it refers to the northern end of the city which abuts Pembroke March. See White's Island on your left in the harbor, also cruise ships or other vessels passing by.
Pond Hill is the highest point of swampy, low-lying ground near Back O' Town. Also superb as a place to watch the annual illuminated boat parade, every December just before Christmas.
It is not well known, even by locals, that the city motto "Hamilton Sparsa Collegit" - as shown on the commemorative coin above -is not directly about the city but about how Governor "Hamilton had brought together the scattered." Later, he was Governor of the much bigger (more than ten times the size) but less populated Caribbean island of Dominica in the Leeward Islands (not to be confused with the Spanish-speaking Dominican Republic).
There, he got married, at the age of 61, to a young English girl, Elizabeth Lee, on March 19, 1795, only four months after his arrival.
It was easily the largest in Bermuda but was burnt down over four decades ago and never rebuilt.
The Hamilton Princess Hotel in Pembroke Parish and a number of smaller properties are within walking distance for those who are able to do so.No hotels are in the city now, although one has long been planned. They included the American Hotel and Canadian Hotel - when the city had a thriving trade of agricultural produce shipped weekly from its port.Later, there was the large Hamilton Hotel, where the City Hall and its Car Park are now.He earned distinction in British victories at the battles of Louisburg and Quebec in the Seven Years War (French and Indian War in the USA).Following the passage of the Quebec Act in 1774, he was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Detroit, where he led the King's 8th Regiment.See panoramic views of Hamilton Harbor, cruise ships from April to November, cargo vessels and Government ferries. At HSBC acquisition the bank employed 1,050 people but reduced this to about 730 in 2012. In addition to these two places, Barr's Hill in St. In 1861 the couple's only son, William Shedden Barr, married Charlotte Eleanor Burnaby Lough, only daughter of the Rev. is to commemorate the arrival of the slaves from the American ship The Enterprise seeking a safe harbour to allow repairs and reprovisioning.