A quiz for South Devon history buffs

July 22nd, 2017 | By Ross Purdy

The steam train entering Kingswear

It’s no exaggeration to say that some of South Devon’s residents have had a hand in forging the modern world, from developing a revolutionary steam engine to repairing the ship that carried the Pilgrim Fathers to America.

How well do you know the key figures and events in our region’s history? It’s time to find out…


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