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'The walls of Derry-Londonderry'

400 years ago in August 1613 two representatives from the City of London, Alderman George Smithes, Alderman and Mathias Springham, Merchant Taylor, along with ten experienced officers “viewed and trode out the ground at the Derry for the fortification there.” The Walls took 5 years to build.

Mark L. Saturday, 27 April 2013