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HOD – The Adventures of Stukeley
September 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 16 September 2023
Part of the Lincolnshire HODs Festival 2023
Founded 1710, Spalding Gentlemen’s Society, Britain’s oldest surviving provincial learned society. Todays dedicated volunteers collate and conserve the collection ensuring its future survival.
William Stukeley was born in Holbeach and spent a lot of his life travelling around Britain on horseback pursuing his archaeological interests. A prominent member of SGS, Royal Society and Society of Antiquaries.
Visit to enjoy hand written notebooks, prints and some rare artefacts.
In conjunction some original collection gems from the library, researched by Leicester University student will be displayed. These include an early Newton and Lutheran text from the library of Henry VIII (or Cranmer).
Booklet Number: 36b
Address: Spalding Gentlemen’s Society, Broad Street, Spalding PE11 1TB
Time: Tues 12th – Sat 16th 10.00 – 16.00
Booking Required: No
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