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Set on a hillside about 1.5km (1 mile) east of Swing Bridge, Carter House is believed to be the oldest dwelling place on St. David's Island, at least 3 1/2 centuries old. Reopened in September 2001 after a 3-year renovation, it's now a museum dedicated to the life and values of the people of St. David's, one of the most rugged and hardy districts of Bermuda. The museum houses exhibitions on the history of whaling, piloting, fishing, and farming. Various artifacts of Bermudian life are displayed here, including a 4m (13-ft.) Bermuda sailing dinghy, dolls and children's toys crafted from palmetto leaves, and artifacts and paneling crafted from Bermuda cedar.