Category: History

OUT OF SIBERIA: LIESEL’S EXILE

Cheerfully confident and full of enthusiasm, Liesel set out in 1912 as a young German girl to stay with her uncle and aunt in the Ukraine. “This is a wonderful land”, she wrote in...

New website for Rogart Heritage Society

A new website for Rogart Heritage Society, RogartHeritage.co.uk was launched today. The society was formed to record and preserve the history of the parish. The quest is on-going in that we are constantly finding...

Monks Canal, Reaquhar taken in May 2009

Monks’ Canal, Dornoch

Dornoch is a sea-side town on the East coast of Sutherland. There is considerable evidence of human settlement in the area from pre-historic, Viking and Pictish times.  In the 13th century  Dornoch Cathedral , a parish church,...

Fyrish Monument

Fyrish Monument

  Going north from Inverness by road A9 or by rail  one passes the small town of Evanton. Looking ahead and slightly to the left after leaving  Evanton, ones vision rests on Fyrish Hill with ...

The Highlands of Scotland in 1750

Here is a link to another great public domain book related to history of Scottish Highlands. This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it...