Welcome to Making History at Spitalfields! This website outlines Davidson College History 301’s experience and research of the London neighborhood Spitalfields. The history of Spitalfields is defined by immigrant communities shaping the cultural and industrial landscape of the neighborhood. Our interactive map guides you through our website and the places in Spitalfields that embody this history. Our research papers give you more in-depth looks at the history of immigration and industry in Spitalfields. Navigate our website through the menu bar above.
-Laura, Lauren, Marcus, and Taylor
(Website’s background image: Cecily Brown’s “The Last Shipwreck” featured in Whitechapel Gallery’s Radical Figures exhibition)