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September events at the History Centre

The History Centre is running four events this September at various locations. For further information call 01249 705500.

Wednesday 6th September 10:30-4:30

History Revealed – Bremhill – with Julie Davis, Ally McConnell and Dorothy Treasure… 415 more words


Hill Walk 5th August 2017

Pure Miles Hillside Walk

On Saturday 5 August 2017 the Glenmalure Pure Mile and the Ballinabarney/ Ballintombay/Ballyteige Pure Mile had a joint hillwalk, beginning in Ballinabarney and finishing in Glenmalure. 2,569 more words


The fire engine arrived... eventually!

On this day in 1899 James Stevens wrote in his Diary…

Fire at Sellan burnt three ricks of hay in mowhay of Mr. Hosking, helped to keep the other ricks and buildings from burning by throwing water over them till the fire engine arrived from Penzance, which was delayed hour and half for want of horses to bring it. 37 more words


Terracotta Warriors

Water fountain and interactive water powered machines in the background.

Dinos under the arches.

Pam and I have a friend who lives on Vashon Island near Seattle, Washington whom I had not seen since 2003.   1,373 more words

"Media Tart"

I honestly do not go looking for things to do or get involved in, I have a wee problem with saying “no”, especially if it helps a cause I believe in and round Applecross there are plenty of them to be active in. 1,320 more words


September Speaker Series: Parkwood at 100

Since 1917, Parkwood Estate National Historic Site has seen a number of changes, from its start as a family home to Oshawa’s Auto Baron, Col. RS McLaughlin, to a museum presenting the McLaughlin story. 91 more words


Moretehoe visit 1861

17th January 1861

MORTHOE. Lady Bruce Chichester has paid her accustomed New Year visit to this place, and was gladly welcomed by the poor of the parish, who were supplied from her ladyship’s ample stores clothing, suitable to the present season. 166 more words

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