Thursday, September 28, 2006

Carlisle's Roman History subject of new website

News & Star: "CARLISLE?S Roman history is the subject of an interactive website launched at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery yesterday.

The website for primary school teachers and pupils, is an informative resource for teachers as well as having child-friendly activities which deliver information on the Romans in the area.

An interactive map details what the Romans were doing and where, in relation to modern Carlisle, and there is a reconstruction of a skull found at an excavation site at the north end of The Lanes.

Julie Wooding, Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery learning and access officer, said it has taken a lot of hard work and creative skills to ensure it is the resource teachers require. "
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