The Harwich Society
Harwich, Essex, England.
The Harwich Society - Harwich, Essex, UK
The Harwich Society was founded in 1969 to help preserve the ancient seaport town of Harwich.
It has a membership of 2,000 in a town of 15,000 population.
The Harwich Society is restoring the largest ancient monument in the area,
The Harwich Redoubt Fort, part of the Martello chain built during the Napoleonic Wars,
and so far has spent £150,000 on the project.
It established and maintains a Maritime Museum in a disused lighthouse.
It raised £20,000 to have two other iron lighthouses fully restored.
It erects commemorative plaques on Historic Buildings and Sites.
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The Royal Geographical
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Audio Walking Trail
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