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For centuries, the local area lay in the hands of wealthy landowners. Here you can learn about about their contributions to local life, as well as connections to slavery and colonialism.
Discover how roads have shaped the history of the local area.
Explore how the coming of the railway in 1859 transformed the local area.
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