Durham is a town in northeastern England, located on the River Wear.

The area has been settled since about 2000 BC, but the city of today was established around 995 AD, as the site of a monastery.

Today, Durham is known for its bridges, history, and Norman castle.

People Born in Durham

Gertrude Bell

Durham in People's Lives

Gertrude Bell: I was born here in 1868.

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