Here’s a fascinating look into the history of the village of Tyneham, England, which died when the population was forced to evacuate in 1943. Enjoy learning about its legacy.
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This morning, Aaron and Sean cleared space for the anticipated greenhouse. Holly and Bay trees were cut back and Jackie’s old work corner dismantled.
The sun danced over Jackie’s head as she contemplated the opening.
This afternoon Jackie drove us to Tyneham in Dorset and back.
Now uninhabited for the last 73 years, Tyneham was a thriving village from a previous age, until the villagers were ordered to leave their homes as part of the war effort in 1943. They were never allowed back. Today the remnants of this community were swarming with visitors.
The story of its century of change is fixed to a wall near the telephone box. All will become clear when this photograph is enlarged.
The replaced telephone box bears it own story,
as does the shell of the Post Office.
Most of the buildings are now ruined husks
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