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Did you know that the Lancaster Canal has the longest lock-free stretch of man-made waterway in the country? Either side of that ancient city, from Preston to the south to Tewitfield north the engineers followed a natural contour, allowing for 41 miles of carefree cruising through some beautiful Lancastrian countryside.

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Albert Seward
J L Austin
Laurence Binyon
Sir Richard Owen

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To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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On this day:
First True Canal in Britain Opens - 1761, Punch Magazine launches - 1841, Royal Family Adopts Windsor Name - 1917, Tsar Nicholas and Family Killed - 1918, Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act Gains Royal Assent - 2013
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