Videos: Sea Venture Historical Re-enactment

November 13, 2010

Yesterday afternoon [Nov 11] a new memorial to the Sea Venture was unveiled in St. George’s. In 1609, the Sea Venture ran into a strong storm, and ran aground on Bermuda’s reefs, with the settlers becoming the first known inhabitants of the island.

During the ceremony yesterday, a group of performers costumed in period clothing performed a historical re-enactment, watch 15 mins of the performance below:

Part 2:

The Town Crier of St George’s welcomes everyone:

The designer of the monument explains about the design:

You can view a photo gallery of the event here, and videos of the speeches here.

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