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Bahamas National Archives

Mackey Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
242 393 2175
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Ranked #29 of 62 Attractions in Nassau
Description: Learn about the unique history of the Bahamas through old newspaper articles, photographs and skilled archivists.
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Was extremely excited to be traveling to the Bahamas (land of my Great Grandmother). I used it as an opportunity to do some family research. Staff was very helpful, but due to time constraints I was not able to do extensive research. I did manage to find a document and an lady that said she would help me continue the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We spent two days at the Bahamas National Archives researching the Thompson family of lighthouse keepers. Because of my background in historical research I have visited many archives--the US National Archives in DC, the British National Archives in Kew, numerous US state archives from Florida to Maryland--but few if any had personnel as knowledgeable, professional and helpful as we found... More

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