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Housesteads Roman Fort; Legio XIV Gemina (14th Legion) historical reenactment

Housesteads Roman Fort; Legio XIV Gemina (14th Legion) historical reenactment

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Be sure to go to Housesteads Roman Fort on August 18 – 19 when Roman soldiers will return for or the spectacular Soldiers of the Wall event. Be taken back in time to the days when the North of Engalnd was an the outpost of the empire and the Soldiers from the XIV Legion invaded Housesteads!

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Winged statue returns to Housesteads

Winged statue returns to Housesteads

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The winged statue of Victory is considered to be one of the best examples of its kind in Britain today and it will return to Housesteads Fort museum. It was removed more than 100 years ago. The statue was once thought to have been carved for one of the official buildings at Housesteads, conveying the military might of the Roman Empire. Apparently it was removed from Housesteads Fort in the 1800s.

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