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the tourism information network of industrial heritage in Europe

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Did you know? ...

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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Stories about People ...

William Dargan (1799 – 1867)

The civil engineer William Dargon is rightly regarded as the ‘father of Irish railways’. He was born in Co Laoise (then Queen’s County),...
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News

| The German journal "Industriekultur" portrays four ERIH Anchor Points

The latest "Industriekultur" issue explores the origins and highlights of mechanical...  more

| Official opening on 11 July: „Boom. 500 years of industrial heritage in Saxony“

With almost three months delay, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it will be finally...  more

| ERIH Italy: Industrial Heritage and Covid-19 – How to restart after Lockdown?

At their annual meeting on 14 May, held online this time, the representatives of the...  more

| Call for Papers: ERIH Annual Conference 2020

How do we conserve knowledge and skills acquired in industrial operations for...  more

| Winners of the European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards

Europe’s top honour in the heritage field this year goes to 21 exemplary achievements...  more

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