Thursday, November 10, 2005

There's holy ground in Worcester

There's holy ground in Worcester, claimed duo - This Is Worcestershire archive.
Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, both later Presidents of the USA, but at that time diplomats in Paris and London, came to Worcester in 1768. Standing on Fort Royal Hill, they declared "All England should come in pilgrimage to to this hill." The link, to the website of the Worcester News, tells why.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

The Modern Antiquarian

"Welcome to The Modern Antiquarian website, based on Julian Cope's epic guidebook of the same name. Since launching in March 2000ce, the site has grown to be a massive resource for news, information, images, folklore & weblinks on the ancient sites across the UK & Ireland, thanks to the remarkable efforts of all those who contribute."

Try a postcode search from your home. Mine came up with 9 sites, including dozens of photographs, and an hour's fascinating reading. There's no need to register to do this, only to add your own photos and text.