Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Weymouth The Postcard Collection

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As a popular seaside town and resort on the south coast, Weymouth is loved by locals and visitors alike for its rich and varied history. The town was particularly favoured by the Georgians, who popularised the seaside holiday and contributed a wealth of architecture to the town. Weymouth’s prominent fishing industry and proximity to the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage site, add to its unique appeal. In more recent years, the town has played host to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and a variety of other sports tournaments and championships. It is for these reasons and more that Weymouth is foremost in the minds of many.

Join local man Eddie Prowse for a tour around the town and the surrounding area, including the harbour and heritage sites. Carefully selected by the author from his twenty-five-year-old collection of postcards, each image offers a fascinating record of the town and its people.

Book ISBN 9781445661360

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Aug 2016

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 160

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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