One of Launceston Castle’s most famous residents was George Fox, who started the Quaker movement. He was imprisoned there in 1656 for spreading views that the government thought were dangerous.
Every year on 19th December the Christmas lights in Mousehole are switched off for an hour to remember those who lost their lives in the Penlee Lifeboat Disaster.
For almost 200 years, mail was sent all across the world from the town of Falmouth in Cornwall. It travelled on vessels called Packet ships.
The Cornish landscape has changed dramatically from centuries past to the present day. By looking at maps through history we can track Cornwall’s progress.