A Virtual Museum - Your Town, the Borough and its History

postcards.jpg Scenes of times gone by. Contributed by Douglas Grierson and Tony Larkin. View Postcard Gallery

cines.jpgcines-anim.gif These will bring back memories! Thanks to Sid Whittaker for this wonderful footage from the 60's.
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then-now.jpg Old scenes and photos as they were in the year 2000. Thanks to the Camera Club.
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bowl.png A wealth of historical material from Council archives and private collections. Collections include Photos, cines, memorabilia and archaeological finds.
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Chronology 56 AD - 2000

gravesend-chronology.pngA Chronology of the most remarkable events that have occurred in Gravesend and its surrounding parishes.
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Did you know?

On 10 August 2003, Gravesend recorded one of the highest temperatures since records began in the UK, with a reading of 38.1 degrees Celsius (100.6 degrees Fahrenheit), only beaten by Brogdale, near Faversham.

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