Tag Archives: History

Wordless Wednesday – Rutherford’s Garden at the University of Manchester

Rutherford's Garden at the University of Manchester - a blackboard 9 March 2016

Rutherford’s Garden at the University of Manchester – 9 March 2016

This garden and allotment are outside the Entrance of Manchester Museum

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Wordless Wednesday – Packet House, Worsley, Salford

Packet House Worsley - dates from 1760 Grade II listed - 15 July 2015

Packet House, Worsley, Salford
dates from 1760 Grade II listed –
http://www.visitsalford.info/packethouse.htm
15 July 2015

Wellington’s headquarters – Waterloo 18 June 1815

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Im on a week long military history tour with my Mum in Belgium for 200th anniversary of Battle of Waterloo – it’s very detailed military strategy and battlesites. We are also watching the re-enactment twice (!).  My mum is having a great time.  I’m much more interested in social and economic history but I’ve found out some interesting stories too.

There are some lovely floral displays – this one is in the garden at Wellington’s headquarters in the town of Waterloo – about 4 miles north of the actual battle site.