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   Current Exhibitions - 2015

Lest We Forget: Reflections on the Great War

Tillyrie Red Cross Hospital

This commemorative display reflects the events of WW1 and how they affected local people and local events. Regularly updated, it currently covers the year 1915 with features on the men of ‘G’ Company, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, the 2nd Battle of Ypres, the Gallipoli campaign, Life in the Trenches, Kinross-shire Roll of Honour, WW 1 timeline, Tillyrie Auxiliary Hospital, Nurse Edith Cavell, submarine warfare and the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, the Royal Flying Corps, and the war poet Wilfred Owen.



If it Wasna for the Weavers

George Smith and Peter Murray. Loch Leven Linen Mills 1914

The weaving and textile industries in Kinross-shire
The story of cottage weaving and spinning in the towns and villages of Kinross-shire and the development of factory-based linen making and woollen spinning operations by companies such as William Cunningham & Co. Ltd and Todd & Duncan.


Nancy Hamilton Walker, MBE (1915-2003)

Nan WalkerHer Life in Her Words
A Study Room display remembering the well-travelled local teacher and historian Nan Walker who played a prominent role as Community Councillor, Editor of the Kinross Community Newsletter and Chairman of Kinross-shire Historical Society.


 

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Kinross (Marshall) Museum Trust is a recognised Scottish Charitable Trust. Charity No. SC027144