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Two Free Talks at the History Resources Centre

Two Free Talks at the History Resources Centre, above Folkestone Library, Grace Hill, Folkestone On July 20, 6.00 – 7.30 pm in association with the exhibition of some of Folkestone Museum’s collections in the Sassoon room  above Folkestone Library, running from July 7 -29,

  • Richard Cross, archaeological officer at Canterbury City Council, will tell the story of Samuel Joseph Mackie, his collection of local fossils and the the development of Folkestone Museum to 1888.
  • Local Historian, Eamonn Rooney, will explore the life and work of Alexander Montague Brown-Anderson, the mysterious first director of Folkestone Museum in 1918.   Recent research will allow us to hear more of  the world of this previously little known character and his work at Folkestone 

To book a free space email or phone Rebecca Stockley  –  Email: folkestonelibrary@kent.gov.uk   or Tel : 07872-937485

The exhibition has been funded by Folkestone Town Council and by the European Regional Development Fund as part of the ‘Treasures Revealed’ project of Kent County Council and organised with help from A Town Unearthed and Folkestone Heritage Working Group.