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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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New museum at Housesteads opens

New museum at Housesteads opens

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hadrian’s Wall enters an exciting new phase with the opening of a brand new museum at Hsesteads Roman Fort opens. The new museum includes hands-on displays, new exhibits and a digitally enhanced film. As the new museum opens there is great anticipation around the return of Victory to the fort. Victory is an impressive statue sculpted by the Romans to signify and celebrate the importance of Housesteads to their people and any visitors to the fort.

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