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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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Famous Lancaster people:

Albert Seward
J L Austin
Laurence Binyon
Sir Richard Owen

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Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread. - Sir Francis Bacon
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On this day:
Canterbury Monks Observe Massive Meteor Event - 1178, Battle of Sevenoaks - 1450, 1st British Life Insurance Policy - 1583, Battle of Chalgrove Field - 1643, Johnson Contracts to Produce His Dictionary - 1746, Battle of Waterloo - 1815, Redcoats Drop Breeches - 1823, Staines Air Disaster - 1972, Battle of Orgreave - 1984
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