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Home Front Horncastle

Here we look back on aspects of life in the town during the war years. From air precautions and the blackout to the Home Guard and the threat of invasion. Plus rationing, make do an mend, evacuees and wartime entertainments.


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Do you have something to share?

If you have a photo, object, story or memory from wartime Horncastle you’d like to share, please get in touch to help us improve the exhibition. We can also take in small items in our Town Archive to ensure they are preserved for future generations.