Welcome to A Tale of One City – Portsmouth’s new community history website and online archive.
Find out about the people, places and topics which are part of Portsmouth’s story.
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People, Places & Topics
Five times Mayor of Portsmouth
Played a vital role in the preparations for D-Day
‘The six warships of the United States Navy Midshipmen’s Training Squadron arrived at Portsmouth on the morning of the 3rd July. They were the battleships Iowa and New Jersey and the destroyers Perry, J. P. Kennedy, Johnston and C. R. Ware and were under the command of Rear Admiral K. M. McManes… All ships were […]
Our latest news
Well done to the City Museum, which has won the News Guide Award for Best Exhibition. Museums staff celebrated as ‘Tale of One City’ was announced as Best Exhibition, at an event which honours the best entertainment in the area. Joining museums staff at the event were representatives from 3 of the community groups […]