Grand Bahama Historical Locations
Take a look around and youíll notice the numerous historical locations that hold a piece of Grand Bahama Islandís history. Peek into the islandís past and add more to your Grand Bahama Island vacation experience.
Lucayan National Park
Grand Bahamaís Lucayan National Park is home to one of the largest underwater cave systems in the world. Navigate your way through six miles of chartered caverns, caves and tunnels. The national park represents an important part in Bahamian history since skulls and artifacts belonging to the Lucayan tribes, Grand Bahamaís earliest settlers, were found in the caves and throughout the park. If you are an experienced diver and have special permission from UNEXSO, add a twist to your cave expedition and explore the caves from under water.
Welcome to Grand Bahamaís ultimate snorkeling location. Deadmanís Reef is also the recent site for unearthing Lucayan artifacts Ė hearths, animal bones, pottery pieces and shell beads. The home of Paradise Cove is considered one of the most important Lucayan archaeological sites on Grand Bahama Island. On your next snorkeling adventure, add a little archaeological fun for a one-of-a-kind underwater experience.
Towns and Settlements
Break away from the island activities and travel to the towns and settlements that are scattered around Grand Bahama Island. Each town holds its own unique story from the past. Old Freeport and Williams Town pay tribute to the emancipation of the slaves. Smithís Town is proud to maintain its Bahamian heritage and hosts the Fish Fry, a Wednesday night tradition. See what kind of history lies beyond Freeportís city limits.
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