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In my previous post, I went over the Alton portion of Jane Austen Regency Week and in this post, I shall cover the Chawton events and sights I was able to enjoy while in Hampshire. It is very difficult to find anything on the history of Chawton prior to Jane Austen. The fact that she …

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July is upon us and it’s definitely summer here in England–I have the sunburn to prove it! Anyway, as everyone has likely seen on my Facebook thread, I have returned from Jane Austen Regency Week with a ton of photos that I have posted. The group who attended from Austen Variations has posted their photos …

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The town of Alton began as a Saxon village first noted in historical record in 1101 and grew into a small market town by the 13th century. Today, it is a pleasant mix of old architecture and new with a unique feel and atmosphere. I visited Alton as a part of Jane Austen Regency Week …

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Well, perhaps not quite in her footsteps, but after almost five days wandering around Alton and Chawton in Hampshire and touring her home, I would say I likely trod on one of her paths! Most of you have probably seen the multitude of photos posted to social media and gotten glimpses of our week. I …

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