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Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum - Howth - Ireland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member laranja
N 53° 23.260 W 006° 03.819
29U E 695265 N 5919414
Quick Description: This Martello house is overlooking the harbour of Howth, has been restored and is now the Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio.
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Date Posted: 3/10/2011 6:24:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMAY2E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
Views: 13

Long Description:
The Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio oppened in 2003
Pat Herbert is the curator, and his collection of old radios, music
boxes, gramophones and other related items are on exhibit. Pat has been collecting for forty years and takes great pride and pleasure in showing visitors around this gem of a museum.
The museum first opened in 2003.
Pat maintains the museum as a labour of love. It is not run as a commercial enterprise.

The Martello tower in Howth is one of a network of similar towers built around the coastline of Ireland. It was completed about 1805. The towers were modelled on the small fortified tower at Mortello Point in Corsica.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark:
Please include a photo of yourself near the Martello house.


Parking: N 53° 23.204 W 006° 03.852

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Location:
Abbey street
Howth, Dublin Ireland


Condition of Building: Converted to a museum

Visit Instructions:
To claim a find, you must submit a photo of the Martello tower, taken from a different angle to the one shown on the page. The photo should have the tower in full, with some of the surrounding landscape or buildings. If possible, you should also be in the photograph
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