Discovering An Island: The Roadside Heritage of the Isle of Wight edited by David Burdett & Allan Insole
A unique, comprehensive history of the Isle of Wight told through exhibits at over 50 Heritage Centres.
Using 18 specially drawn maps covering 4 separate itineraries. Discovering An Island shows how easy it is to travel between exhibitions, on foot, by car or public transport. Uniform entries for each Centre provide details of opening times, admission charges, facilities and other essential facts. For quick reference all exhibitions are indexed by location as well as topic.
Discovering An Island also includes an extensive bibliography, other sources of information and a list of Island bookshops.
Over 40 photographs, most published for the first time, complement the authoritative descriptions of the diverse items of interest to be seen en route between Centres.
A popular format for many years in the United States, this is the first Roadside Heritage to be published in the UK.
The authors, David Burdett and Allan Insole, live on the Isle of Wight. They are active Members of the Isle of Wight Society, and spent over two years researching and compiling this first edition of Discovering An Island.