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that the first person in the world to build a textile factory was a former wigmaker?

In 1771 in the village of Cromford, not far from Nottingham, a British citizen and former wigmaker by the name of Richard Arkwright invented...
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Thomas Telford (1757 – 1834)

Thomas Telford was one of the first civil engineers to gain an international reputation. He trained as a stone mason in Edinburgh and gained...
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News

| ‚Work it Out‘: The ERIH-Event celebrating the European Year of Cultural Heritage EYCH 2018

A pan-European dance performance, presented by Transparent Design.  more

| An invitation to northern Europe

Back from the ERIH Annual Conference at Copenhagen and Frederiksvaerk, Denmark    more

| ‘Change with an Impact’: Regional Industrial Heritage as pan-European legacy

Until October 15, an exhibition at Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage Site illustrates...  more

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