Ventnor Heritage Centre

"To make the past present, to bring the distant near . . . to call up our ancestors before us with all their peculiarities of language, manners, and garb, to show us over their houses, to seat us at their tables, to rummage their old-fashioned ward-robes, to explain the uses of their ponderous furniture . . . " Thomas Babington Macaulay describing what the study of history can do (written in 1828)

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Ventnor Cove

Ventnor Cove is the main Bay at the eastern end also known as Mill Bay. Mark Norman tells of landing there in 1835 to see a solitary fisherman spreading his nets to dry on a huge …Read more...

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