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Museum of Dartmoor Life
The Museum of Dartmoor Life is a fascinating museum, dedicated to the interesting history of Dartmoor & its people. Also, home to Okehampton Visitor Information
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Dartmoor Trust Archive Jul 9
Packing Sphagnum Moss in Wicker Baskets 1917. An aid worker packing moss to make bandages for the medical frontlines during . 1WW Collection
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Dartmoor Trust Archive Jul 9
Sphagnum moss can hold 22 times its own weight in liquid (twice as absorptive as cotton) so coupled with it’s remarkable antiseptic qualities made it an ideal material to help keep wounds sterile.
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Museum of Dartmoor Life Jul 13
Thanks for sharing your great photo - such an important part of the Dartmoor heritage. Thought I’d share our photo of women picking Sphagnum moss on the moor above Okehampton to make sterile dressings during WW1
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VisitDartmoor Jul 9
The most beautiful day on Dartmoor today 💚💚 Quiet little break on my way to a very busy and productive meeting in Princetown with and several other tourism attractions & businesses.
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Dartmoor Trust Archive Jul 12
South Tawton Limestone Quarrymen. 1800’s South Tawton Collection #1800’s
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Museum of Dartmoor Life Jul 5
Saturday 6 July we will be at Dartmoor’s Wildlife & Heritage Festival, run by the Moor than meets the Eye team celebrating 5 years work by the Landscape Partnership Team and it’s volunteers - live music, food and hands-on activities Manaton Church Field 10:30 - 4:00pm
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Museum of Dartmoor Life Jul 4
Replying to @SJPickering
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Museum of Dartmoor Life Jul 4
We have a few Pratt’s cans in the Museum of Dartmoor life ⛽️
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Dartmoor Trust Archive Jun 24
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Peterloo 1819 News Jul 3
The July edition of the Quarterly Journal poses some of the maths questions that have made a 13 year old Devon boy a national sensation. George Bidder, from Moretonhampstead, is known as the 'mental calculator' and tours the country.
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Museum of Dartmoor Life Jul 4
Interested in the role of the Military on Dartmoor? Wednesday 10 July 2019 At the Museum of Dartmoor Life in Okehampton Starts at 2pm £4 including tea and cake 🧁 Well known Dartmoor guide and speaker Paul Rendell gives a fascinating talk
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Museum of Dartmoor Life Jun 26
👋Our Museum needs new volunteers to join its friendly team 👋 If you can spare a morning or an afternoon a week, have an interest in Dartmoor and our local history, then why not come and join us! Interested? Drop in this Saturday during the Okehampton Food & Music Festival
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Museum of Dartmoor Life Jun 26
Day 1 Meet the Team 5 quick fire questions Today: Jon 1. Volunteering for how long?: 7 years 2. How: Health & safety, mill maintenance 3. Interesting fact: worked at Levant & Geevor tin mines 4. Best bit: our mining section 5. Why I volunteer: being part of the team
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Dartmoor Trust Archive Jun 22
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#BookLovers 📚 Jun 18
The Libreria Alta Acqua is one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world located in Venice, Italy. To save books during frequent floods, Venetians store books in bathtubs, bins, and gondolas!
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Museum of Dartmoor Life Jun 16
😂😂 looks like some terrible disease
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Museum of Dartmoor Life Jun 16
Replying to @RafMetheringham
Love this photo! 💕
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DA Hon. Secretary Jun 3
The DA's Exeter Branch will be present at the Exeter Day on Saturday 15th June at St Nicholas' Priory in the Mint, Exeter . Come along and meet the DA
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Dartmoor Rangers Jun 16
I’m just out for a little stroll with my mum, please take care and slow down on my Dartmoor lanes, I may be just around the corner....
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Museum of Dartmoor Life Jun 16
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Private William Sharpshooter Ward, marksman extraordinaire, multiple winner at Bisley and owner of a rather fine moustache
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