Harwich has been a major port town for centuries, and remains a busy harbor for cruise vessels, and cargo ships, among others.
People Born in Harwich
Harwich in People's Lives
William Penn: When setting out on a trip to Holland and Germany on behalf of the Quaker faith, in July of 1677, I left from this port town. I traveled on my voyage with my fellow Quaker friend George Fox, along with a handful of others in the same faith.