The current borders of Flintshire were established in 1996 and the county took its name from the historic county of Flintshire, which had different borders and origins dating back to the 13th century. Places that you might like to visit in Flintshire include Plas Teg, a Jacobean Mansion built during the early 17th century and restored during recent years. Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold is an arts centre which hosts events such as theatre productions, concerts and gallery exhibitions of paintings, prints, photography and drawing. The Greenfield Valley Heritage Park, near Hollywell, has woodlands, ancient monuments and a farm and museum, which help to create a sense of the history of the area. Visitors can see the remains of water powered factories from the industrial revolution, that produced items such as brass pots and pans, copper goods and a number of cotton mills. Other attractions in Flintshire include the picturesque landscape of Coed Moel Famau, Loggerheads Country Park, the ruins of Flint Castle, Wepre Park near Connahs Quay and the ruins of Ewloe Castle near Hawarden.
(Born 1885 in Flintshire in Flintshire), Stained glass
Joan Howson was a British stained glass artist of the arts and crafts movement.