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Student creates interactive map of Thanet’s community history

Student creates interactive map of Thanet’s community history

  • Date13 July 2020

Bethan Crowe was featured in local news discussing her project This Was Our Thanet mapping community history in Thanet.

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The project is crowd sourcing photos and memories from local residents charting the community over the last 100 years. 

The aim of the map is to create a picture of Thanet as told by the people that actually experienced it but also to give others a chance to access those memories and pictures. Bethan says “No picture or story is too old, too new, too silly or pointless – I’m aiming to help people remember their version of Thanet, not just a ‘history-book’ version.”

More information is available via the project website or by email

Photo: Carole Copeland - Charity walk for Guide Dogs outside the Royal Victoria Pavilion Ramsgate 1970’s

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