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Bekonscot, England's Toy-Size Town

- Franny Wentzel - Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 : goo

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is the oldest in the world. It was begun in the 1920s as a backyard projects and - as this May 1937 National Geographic article shows - took off from there...

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Tom Franzson: 4th Jan 2012 - 22:53 GMT

I remember seeing photographs of this place about 55 years ago.I would have been 10. Thanks for the memory.

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