Additional links to points of interest and referenced sites

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  • yorkshirebornrose

    These are some of the items you will see in upcoming blogs:

    York – 

    In York you will find a walled city, the York Minister, York Museum,  with examples of cobbled stones streets replicated on display. In York you will find a walled city, the York Minister, York Museum with examples of cobbled stones streets replicated on display, a replicated old-fashioned shoppe and other antiquities. Of course, you cannot miss seeing the The National Railway Museum, and the famous cobble streets of The Shambles where you can shop for prints of York, enjoy Yorkshire pudding, scones, old-fashioned candies, old maps. Or, you can listen to the street performers, or take a horse and buggy ride.

    The capital of Yorkshire, is York, here are some interesting links about the Yorkshire rose and York, along with a timeline of the area.:

    The rose has been an emblem used since the mediaeval times for the followers of the House of York. See the article below for the history of this emblem and for more information about the capital of Yorkshire:

    http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/themes/victorian/the-white-rose-of-york

     

    This link will show the history of York and link you to other areas of interest within York:

    http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/home

     

    Timeline from 71 AD when the Romans arrive in York to the present day:

    http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/timeline

     

    The National Railway Museum where you will see:

    • 1894 replica of George Stephensen’s “The Rocket”
    • 1923 “The Flying Scotsman” built by Sir Nigel Gresley in Doncaster, England – exhibited until early May 2016 – touring – so check dates and venues
    • 1974 “Bullet Train” also known as “Shinkansen” – from Japan

    For more information on check this link: (waiting for approval from The National Railway Museum to add the link).

    http://www.nrm.org.uk

     

    References:

    The National Railway links from The National Railway Museum

    City of York links from York Museums Trust

     

     

     

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