November 9, 2010
Step back in time to re-live Burnham-On-Sea's history
like these on Burnham's seafront in 1915 will be on display at
a special history talk being held in the town tonight (Wednesday,
Sedgemoor Local History Group's latest gathering will be held
at King Alfred School's Lecture Theatre at 7pm.
historian John Strickland will give a talk entitled 'A Time Travel
Trip Around Burnham' which will provide a visual walkaround the
streets of old Burnham. It will feature shops, garages, buildings
and features from the 1900s to today.
are welcome to attend the evening for just £1 each or join
group for an annual membership of £3.
George Reed, a person of great historical interest to Burnham,
will be among the locals featured during the evening. He
paid for the construction of the Reed Arms Hotel, St Andrews School
and the Manor Gardens House where he resided.