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Admiral Preedy and the Victorian Internet (E Devon Branch)

Fri. 5 November 2021 at 2:30 pm

£2 – £3

Commander Trevor Waddington OBE RN (rtd) relates the tale of West Countryman Vice-Admiral George William Preedy and the successful laying of the first Atlantic cable uniting Europe and America in 1858.

Please join us to hear about this fascinating first step towards today’s modern interconnected world.

DA members and non-members are welcome to attend. Entrance fee: DA members £2, non-members £3, payable at the door.

Details

Date:
Fri. 5 November 2021
Time:
2:30 pm
Cost:
£2 – £3
Event Categories:
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Organiser

East Devon Branch (Brian Ludford)
Email:
eastdevon@devonassoc.org.uk

Venue

Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth
Manor Road
Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8RP
Website:
http://www.manorpavilion.com/