St. Peter's Church
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Step into Colonial History
On the east end of Bermuda, the small town of St. George’s was the original settlement on the island, founded when British sailors bound for Jamestown shipwrecked and landed here in 1609. Three years later, the town was founded in 1612 as New London, and today it’s the oldest continuously occupied British settlement in the New World. All of St. George’s is a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its collection of historic homes and landmarks, including St. Peter's, Their Majesties Chappell, the oldest Anglican church outside of England. It’s well worth a day trip to the east side to simply wander the winding alleys and explore the historic homes like the Bridge House and the Old State House, both dating from the 1600s. Check out the Insider's Tour of Bermuda created by Judy Perl of Judy Perl Worldwide, on AFAR Journeys.
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