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Curious Manchester

Season 4 Episode 404 | 27m 46s

How did Manchester kick-start ‘Railway Mania’ in the Industrial Age? What is Manchester’s Water Palace? What is so curious about the architecture of the John Rylands and Chetham’s Libraries? Why is a bee the symbol of Manchester? Which pub owner shooed her patrons out with a broom? Why is the National Football Museum in Manchester?

Aired: 03/16/20
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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