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The Museum stands in the centre of the historic city of Lichfield, which remained close to Johnson's heart throughout his life. Best known for his Dictionary of the English Language, Johnson spent the first 27 years of his life in the large, imposing house which overlooks Market Square, frequently returning until shortly before his death in 1784.
call: 01543 264972
The Arboretum is a unique haven of peace, contemplation and hope for the future and is the site of the Armed Forces Memorial. Located in the heart of the country,the National Memorial Arboretum comprises 150 acres of trees and memorials devoted to the concept of Remembrance. Set within the National Forest of Staffordshire, near Lichfield, it was established in 1997, on former gravel and sand pits gifted from Lafarge Aggregates.
phone: 01283 792333
The Erasmus Darwin Foundation was established in 1994 to create an international memorial to Erasmus Darwin in the elegant Georgian house beside Lichfield Cathedral where he lived for 25 years. The House is currently being established as a museum and is also used for social/educational events.
tel: 01543 306260
No frills but plenty of guts
Our trench system is a replica of a 100 meter section of WW I British trench. It is named after L/Cpl W. Coltman V.C., a stretcher-bearer in the North Staffordshire Regiment. He was the most decorated soldier of the first world war, in addition to his Victoria Cross he was awarded the DCM and Bar and the MM and Bar.
call: 01543 434394
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