Wirral urged to market its links with American Civil War to tourists

WIRRAL is being urged to market itself as a major destination for tourists marking the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

US education chiefs visited the borough last week to look at how sights of historical interest – including Cammell Laird – could be incorporated into special tours from 2011-15.

It is estimated there are at least 16 separate sites in Wirral with connections to the war.

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