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The Jenks Center

The Timeless Landscape of the Channel Islands with Barry Pell

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The Timeless Landscape of the Channel Islands with Barry Pell
The Timeless Landscape of the Channel Islands with Barry Pell

Time & Location

Mar 07, 2023, 11:00 AM EST

The Jenks Center, 109 Skillings Rd, Winchester, MA 01890, USA

About the Event

Join Barry Pell for a Presentation on the Channel Islands, that’s located in the English Channel between England and France. He visited each of these  distinctive islands, documenting its history and culture. Learn how during World War II, the Islands were the only British land occupied by the German Army, and Islanders’ lives were severely restricted. German defense fortifications still litter the islands, as well as sculptures and monuments celebrating the end of Occupation. Other than a few towns, the Islands are filled with farms, old stone homes, ancient churches with atmospheric cemeteries, and dramatic weathered rocky coastlines. 

Sponsored by the John and Mary Murphy Foundation.

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