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Key to the City™, Cambridge.

The Cambridge Story

Mill Pond, Cambridge
Mill Pond, Cambridge

Knowing the story of Cambridge will hopefully help you enjoy the city more. In this section we will dive into the past, including Cambridge's origins as a university town, and look at the people of Cambridge who made the city famous. More articles coming soon.

You can also delve into the past in our Cambridge Old Postcards from the Past section.

A Brief History of Cambridge

Castle Mound, Cambridge

Cambridge is the county town of Cambridgeshire and lies about 50 miles (80 km) north of London. It is most widely known as the home of the University of Cambridge.

Famous People from Cambridge

River Cam - The Backs, Cambridge

Cambridge is the birth place of or home to some well known writers, sport stars, musicians, politicians and artists. We list a few of the most notable here. If you have the time, we urge you to read a little more about each one on the internet.

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