Buckler's Hard, Hampshire

Post date: Aug 08, 2018 7:25:36 AM

Text from: https://www.bucklershard.co.uk/attractions/maritime-museum/

Though famous for its C18th and Georgian naval connection, there is also coverage of Great War and WW2/D-Day history.

"Discover the history of this unique 18th century shipbuilding village in the Maritime Museum and Buckler's Hard Story.

Originally founded as a free port for the trading of sugar, Buckler’s Hard actually flourished as a naval shipbuilding centre and has become famous for building warships for Nelson’s Navy, including three vessels that took part in the Battle of Trafalgar.

Visit the Maritime Museum and Buckler’s Hard Story to follow the development of this fascinating village, the story of its ships, and the residents who lived and worked here."