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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nassau,_Bahamas

Nassau is the capital and commercial centre of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. The city has an estimated population of 274,400 as of 2016, or 70 percent of the entire population of the Bahamas. Lynden Pindling International Airport, the major airport for the Bahamas, is located about 16 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Fort_of_Nassau

The fort was a fort in Nassau, Bahamas, first built in 1697 and lasted for nearly two hundred years with a rich legacy of history until it was finally demolished in 1897. It was located on the north side of Marlborough St., on the site of the current British Colonial Hilton Nassau. Remnants of the old walls can be seen on the hotel ...

www.nassauparadiseisland.com/about-the-island/history-and-culture

The Bahamas has a rich history and colorful culture unlike anywhere else in the world. Learn about what makes Nassau Paradise Island so special.

www.bahamas.com/our-history

Nassau Struggles. Established around 1670 as a commercial port, Nassau was overrun by lawless, seafaring men. Years later, Nassau was destroyed twice— once by Spanish troops, the other time by French and Spanish navies. Soon after , pirates began looting the heavily laden cargo ships. By 1718, the King of England ...

theculturetrip.com/caribbean/articles/a-brief-history-of-pirates-in-the-bahamas

Mar 22, 2017 ... It is located at the eastern end of Nassau Harbor, standing along the waterfront, and was used to help defend the island from pirates between the years 1690 to 1720. This fort saw the most combat of all the forts in the Bahamas, and was seized and retaken multiple times, by the Americans, the Spanish and ...

www.bahamas.co.uk/about-the-bahamas/bahamas-history/famous-pirates

When Blackbeard lived in Nassau, his fellow pirates appointed him magistrate of their 'Privateers' Republic'. He enforced his own style of law and justice until Royal Governor Woodes Rogers arrived in 1718. Blackbeard was out to sea when Rogers drove the pirates out of Nassau, so he moved to another island and  ...

www.goldenageofpiracy.org/pirate-havens/nassau.php

Bahamas Engraving - Allain M. Mallet (1686). The city and territory of Nassau has always had a turbulent history in terms of settlement. Originally, Nassau was a British city called Charles Town until the Spanish burned it to the ground in 1684. In 1694 it was rebuilt and renamed Nassau in honor of a royal Duke in England.

www.britannica.com/place/The-Bahamas

Jan 18, 2018 ... The Bahamas: Geographical and historical treatment of The Bahamas, including maps and statistics as well as a survey of its people, economy, and government. ... of African descent. The capital, Nassau, is located on small but important New Providence Island. The Bahamas Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.

caribya.com/bahamas/history

Many of the most feared and renowned names in the history of piracy used the Bahamas during their raids. Pirates used Nassau as their base during this period, and the settlement was burned by retaliating Spanish forces several times during this period of piracy. Even after piracy was largely eradicated from Nassau and ...