Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Behind the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, there is a nine-men's-morris board cut in the turf - actually just the intersections are marked [1].
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John Harvard's mother Katharine grew up in the family house in the High Street which is now owned by Harvard University and is open to the public [2].
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Holy Trinity Church has an American window showing Vespucci and Columbus, etc. [3].


References (show)

  1. Timpson, John. Timpson's Towns of England and Wales. Oddities & Curiosities. Jarrold, Norwich, (1989), PB ed, (1994), 2nd ptg, 1995. p.39
  2. Bailey, Bernadine. American Shrines in England. A. S. Barnes, South Brunswick and New York & Thomas Yoseloff, London, 1977. B. p.59
  3. Bailey, Bernadine. American Shrines in England. A. S. Barnes, South Brunswick and New York & Thomas Yoseloff, London, 1977. B. p.144

The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles was created by David Singmaster.
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