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Originally built as a governor's mansion in the early 1700's, then serving as the headquarters of Major Norman Walker (Bermuda's Confederate representative during the American Civil War), this historic building in downtown St. George's is one of the oldest stone structures in Bermuda. Perhaps because of its indelible connection to the United States' battle of North versus South, it's now where you can explore a permanent exhibit about the role Bermuda played in the Civil War. Learn how Major Walker controlled the flow of guns and ammunition from England through Union blockades into American ports, and view a video presentation titled "Bermuda: Centre of the Atlantic," which traces the island's early colonial history.