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This collection of rich history shows us very different relationships between people, nature and industry over time.

People have called Rossendale ‘home’ for thousands of years, but what kind of place would we like it to be?

You can explore the transformation of the valley over time, from a medieval forest for hunting to farmland, and then to an industrial landscape. This rich history shows us very different relationships between people, nature, and industry over time.

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