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Huntingdon Town Trek Stop 4: Architecture and the Civil War


Panaramic view of St Ives quay and bridge taken from the meadow to the East of the town.

"Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg Strelitz, Queen Consort of George III", Allan Ramsay, ca. 1761.The queen founded orphanages and a hospital for expectant mothers. The education of women was of great importance to her, and she saw to it that her daughters were better educated than was usual for young women of the day. However, she insisted that her daughters live restricted lives close to their mother, and refused to allow them to marry until they were well-advanced in years.



Samuel Pepys is a popular Bar and Restaurant in Huntingdon Town Centry

Huntingdon Town Hall by Baz Richardson, via Flickr. Sandwich built this Town Hall for Huntingdon and it really is a magnificent structure with some Class A portraits acquired by his Lordship for the Town.