of Kinross Museum.
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Exhibitions - 2015
We Forget: Reflections on the Great War
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
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.
Walker, MBE (1915-2003)
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.