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Posted By: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
26-Apr-16 - 07:01 PM
Thread Name: Origins: History of 'Run, Come See Jerusalem'
Subject: RE: History of 'Run, Come See Jerusalem'
This is a pretty good Blake channel. The "original":
YT: Blind Blake & Calypsonians RUN COME SEE JERUSALEM
The Pretoria was a wood-hulled 43' Bahamian schooner built for the local sponger/mailboat trade by Jeremiah Duncan Lowe, Sr. of Marsh Harbour, Abaco.
The eye of the storm passed just south of Fresh (French) Creek (24°43′15″N 77°47′20″W, or modern day Andros Town) and Staniard Creek.
[Neely, Wayne, The Great Bahamas Hurricane of 1929, (Nassau, Media Pub., 2013)]
Wiki: 1929 Bahamas hurricane