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In one cormer of Chamberlain Square there are two statues to two of Birmingham's famous men. Under the main library building alongside the statue of James Watt is a similar statue to Joseph Priestley, scientist and political radical. On one occasion the mobs burnt his house down and he had to flee to USA for a time.
He attended the Lunar Society meetings at James Watt's house in Handsworth.
Address: Chamberlain Square
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