HistoryPoints News

Feb 3, 2021

Harbour photo saved from skip


Our web page about Porthmadog harbour now has a fascinating Victorian photo showing sailing ships, ship-building and slate quays, thanks to sharp-eyed reader William Dyson-Laurie. He found the original print in a mass of inherited paperwork which ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

was destined for the rubbish skip. Fortunately he has enjoyed holidays in the area, and was therefore able to recognise the location of the photo. You can view the image by clicking here for our web page or by using your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the harbour noticeboard (near the maritime museum).