No hotels are in the city now, although one has long been planned. They included the American Hotel and Canadian Hotel - when the city had a thriving trade of agricultural produce shipped weekly from its port.
Later, there was the large Hamilton Hotel, where the City Hall and its Car Park are now.
There, he got married, at the age of 61, to a young English girl, Elizabeth Lee, on March 19, 1795, only four months after his arrival.
She was 25 years old and the daughter of a Colonel Lee, of Banbury, Oxfordshire, England.
Following the passage of the Quebec Act in 1774, he was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Detroit, where he led the King's 8th Regiment.
From Detroit, he directed the Indians during the American Revolutionary War.
Pond Hill is the highest point of swampy, low-lying ground near Back O' Town. Also superb as a place to watch the annual illuminated boat parade, every December just before Christmas.
Also, it is superb as a place to watch the annual illuminated boat parade, every December just before Christmas. This almost led to war between the US & UK and was a basis for the defence of the slaves from the Amistad. It is nice for a picnic, with seating in a waterside garden setting. There is access for the healthy and those in wheelchairs, via an incline.
A small train and its carriages - on wheels not a track - takes fare paying passengers via a stop here to the City Hall and various other vantage points for visitors nearby. On January 7, 2014 it amalgamated with and on April 22, 2014 changed its name. But to avoid a busiest times of the main road, pick an evening before dark or a weekend.
British Lieutenant Governor and then full Governor here from 1788 to 1794 and got this municipality started. His commission also authorized him to act as full Governor in case of death or absence of Governor in Chief and Captain General William Browne (a British Loyalist born in Massachusetts, USA), who left Bermuda on October 27, 1788, never to return, although he was technically still Governor of Bermuda more than a year later.
It was not until January 1, 1790 that Hamilton officially became full Governor of Bermuda.