Today’s Museum Monday photo shows the settlement of New Plymouth, as well as Black Sound and, in the distance, Pelican and No Name Cays.
Note that at the time this photo was taken, the Gilliam Bay point, as we know it, did not exist. Above and to the right of the point is a sandbar, to which my grandmother and other older Green Turtle residents recalled walking at low tide to gather shells. Over time, the land between the point and the bar filled in to create what is now the Gilliam Bay point.
This photo is a great reminder of how the shores of the cay ebb and flow over time.