National Geographic : 1941 Jan
Photograph by H.W. Salmon and Son For a Thousand Years High Street Has Echoed to the Tramp of Marching Men Here Alfred the Great laid the foundations of the British Empire in the 900's. In no small degree the history of Winchester isthe history ofEngland. Even before Roman times, Iron Age and neolithic warriors camped here, and county museums arefull oftheir relics.