History: New York Times Perspective

The feature on Telford from an April 1975 edition of The New York Times was a surprise entry in the Telford Scrapbook of John Steele, scanned by Michelle Jones.  I really doubt many people in Telford will have seen this until now.

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This was written 2 years after the Blists Hill Museum was opened, and the writer suggests an hour to walk round.  How things change!

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Suggesting a stay in the Valley Hotel for $12 a night.

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2 thoughts on “History: New York Times Perspective

  • March 18, 2013 at 11:10 am
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    I was so shocked to see that Telford got a mention in the NYT! Wonder if they were trying to use it to encourage migration?

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  • March 25, 2013 at 12:04 pm
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    You can spend a worthwhile hour just queueing for bread and fish and chips now 🙂

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