The Locale of Stafford-Staffordshire in the West Midlands

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Stafford-Staffordshire is located in the center of the West Midlands in England. Catalogued by its worthy towns people, Stafford has a rich history. A beautifully quaint town in the country, Stafford has historic architecture dappled by town houses, churches and castles. This town has an elegant air of class.

Victoria Park highlights the picturesque nature of this lovely town. The grass is lush and green, manicured by well designed flower beds, adorable walkways and serene river walks that make for a most peaceful journey. The park is adorned with an outdoor cafe, a tropical glass house, a paddling pool, a bird aviary, and a playground.

Even though the town has the depth of history, it is not without more modernized attributes. The streets are littered with clubs, gyms, cinemas, cameras on the street corners, and supermarkets. The phone boxes have slowly been phased out due to the abundance of cellular phones.

Dating back to around 700 b. C., Stafford has been the dwelling place of a thriving population. Through the various wars that have entered Stafford's back yard, the town has survived and maintained the artifacts and architecture that have been instituted through each of the eras that have taken a hold of it.

The town had produced a successful pottery industry in the 18th century and that had lead to a growing traditional shoe industry as well. Other industries that have come and gone over the years include glue manufacturers, wood yards, steam industries and electrical companies. Many of the industries dissipated as the town entered the 20th century.

There are many castles, halls, and churches to explore throughout the town limits and beyond. You will find yourself enthralled by the history and development of this little place. No matter what you choose to do, you will be pleased to notice the history infused with modern times of Stafford-Staffordshire.

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This article was published on 2010/03/29