Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Bermuda: Queen Elizabeth Park Pergola - Hamilton, Pembroke Parish

Queen Elizabeth Park 
Hamilton, Pembroke Parish 

N 32° 17.552 W 064° 47.220

Short Description: 

The pergola in Queen Elizabeth Park is located near the center of the park where the main walkways cross.

Long Description:

The gardens at Queen Elizabeth Park, formerly Par-La-Ville, were originally part of the estate of William B. Perot, the first Post Master of Bermuda. The rolling hills of the park contain: sculptures, rock gardens, flower beds, and shade trees. In the 19th Century, the park was orange orchard.

50' long wooden pergola is located on the north-south walkway just before it encounters the main east-west walkway. The pergola is covered with vines and Bougainvillea flowers. Wooden benches provide a shady retreat in the center of the pergola.

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