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Easdale Island Folk Museum, Argyllshire

Mary Withall

Easdale Island Folk Museum, Argyllshire

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Published by Easdale Folk Museum in Easdale Island .
Written in English

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  • Easdale Island (Scotland) -- History.

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    Statement[Mary Withall].
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    Open LibraryOL16260216M


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Easdale Island Folk Museum, Argyllshire by Mary Withall Download PDF EPUB FB2

Easdale Island Folk Museum is situated on Easdale Island near Oban in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland. The island gained in prominance during the 18th century with the rise of the slate industry after the Earl of Breadalbane set up the Marble and Slate Quarrying Company of Netherlorn to exploit the local Easdale.

Island itself is a lovely place for a mornings walk - work the trip, however the Folk Museum is very average (and they charge), whereas just back on the mainland near the small ferry point you will find: The Scottish Slate Islands Heritage Trust (13A Ellenabeich - Easdale), this is small, fun, f.o.c.

(donation) welcoming and informative and INVARIABLY you make a donation and buy books and /5(). The only cases of this recorded on Easdale Island, were brought in by visitors from Glasgow, coming to the island to recover their health. The most enlightening records came from Dr Patrick Gillies’s book of draft letters, written during the ’s and ’s while he was the Medical Officer for the Easadale Slate Quarrying Company.

Easdale Museum is situated on Easdale Island near Easdale Island Folk Museum in Argyll. The island gained in prominence during the 18th century with the rise of the slate industry.

The folk museum has well-designed displays depicting a range of topics from the slate industry, army volunteers, education, and public health to geology, boats, and on: Easdale Museum, Easdale island, nr Oban, PA34 4TB, Argyll.

Easdale Island Folk Museum is open daily from 1 April to Mid October am - pm Open during the winter by arrangement.

Easdale Island Folk Museum - Easdale Island - Oban - Argyll - Scotland. Easdale Folk Museum, nr Oban. likes. An award winning museum on the tiny car free island of Easdale. Situated on Easdale Island near Oban Scotland word voor island gained in prominance during the 18th century with the rise of the slate industry.

The folk museum has well designed displays explaining a range of topics from the slate industry, army volunteers, education, and public health to geology, boats, and entertainment Download yoga vidya app.

Easdale Island Folk Museum Easdale Island Nr Oban Argyll Scotland PA34 4TB Tel: Easdale Island Folk Museum is open daily from 1 April to Mid October am - pm Open during the winter by arrangement.

Jump to News panel. Easdale is a small island in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland, 16 miles south of Oban. 'Eilean Eisdeal', the Easdale Island Community Development Group, is a charitable organisation run by residents and friends of the island to carry out projects on the island of benefit to the community and with the long term aim of regeneration and sustainability for the island.

Easdale Island Folk Museum The social baseline has attained a well-balanced state with ages ranging from 6 months to over 80 years old. There is a small museum which attracts over visitors a year, and a pub and restaurant which serve as a focal point for both visitors and residents.

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Easdale Island Folk Museum, Oban: See reviews, articles, and 5 photos of Easdale Island Folk Museum, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 31 attractions in Oban/5(). Easdale Island Folk Museum, Oban: See reviews, articles, and 5 photos of Easdale Island Folk Museum, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 31 attractions in Oban TripAdvisor reviews.

Easdale Island Folk Museum: Much more than a museum - See traveller reviews, 5 candid photos, and great deals for Oban, UK, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.

Oban Tourism; Oban Hotels; Bed and Breakfast Oban; Oban Holiday Rentals; Oban Holiday Packages; Flights to Oban; Oban Restaurants; Oban Attractions; Oban Travel Forum/5(). Easdale Island Folk Museum is located in Oban.

Take a look at our Oban trip itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Easdale Island Folk Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday. Superb collection of artefacts and ephemera from the glory days of slate mining to the present.

Easdale Island Community Hall: The events calendar and details of Easdale Island’s varied Arts Programme which attracts international, national, and local performers.

Easdale Island Folk Museum: Award winning, community owned museum on Easdale Island documenting the slate industry and the island’s history.

The World Stoneskimming Championships. Easdale Island Museum. Easdale Island Folk Museum is situated on Easdale Island near Oban in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland. The island gained in prominance during the 18th century with the rise of the slate industry after the Earl of Breadalbane set up the Marble and Slate Quarrying Company of Netherlorn to exploit the local Easdale folk museum has well designed displays.

Easdale. Easdale Island is small in area, but was the centre of the Scottish slate industry for almost three centuries. At the peak of the slate mining industry Easdale had a community of more than working as many as seven quarries.

Location. The venue is a minute drive from Kintail Birds of Prey Argyll and a minute drive from Slate Islands Heritage Centre. The villa is located close to Arduaine Garden. Easdale’s rich history is visible all around the island, and there’s the award-winning Easdale Island Folk Museum which tells the story of the slate mining and the community’s past.

Ina huge tidal storm flooded the slate quarries forcing them to be abandoned. The events calender and details of Easdale Island's varied Arts Programme which attracts international, national, and local performers.

Easdale Island Folk Museum: Award winning, community owned museum on Easdale Island documenting the slate industry and the island's history. Easdale Island Folk Museum: Worth a visit - See traveler reviews, 5 candid photos, and great deals for Oban, UK, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.

Easdale Island By Oban Argyll PA34 4TB The Easdale Folk Museum aims to show a snapshot of life on Easdale Island as it was in the 19th Century, when the Island was the centre of the Scottish slate industry.

EASDALE ISLAND FOLK MUSEUM IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO VISITORS. Directions: The Museum is on the Island of Easdale, in the Sound of Lorn. The island boasts a unique community hall and is home to the annual World Stone Skimming Championships each September.

Many of the old workers' cottages have been restored, one of which now houses the interesting Easdale Folk Museum, near the main square.

The Easdale Island Community Hall close by holds concerts and events and serves as an arts centre, and there's also the Folk Museum with its interesting displays of local history. There is also the World Stone Skimming Championships held in Easdale every September.

The island is home to a folk museum owned and operated by the Eilean Eisdeal, a development trust, as well as a bar/restaurant called "The Puffer". [17] [18] [19] Eilean Eisdeal spearheaded the renovation of the Easdale Island Community Hall, which provides a venue for a wide variety of events.

[20]. Easdale Island Folk Museum displays a range of topics from the slate industry, army volunteers, education, geology, boats, and entertainment. There are genealogical records for the Kilbrandon and Kilchattan parish as well as rent books, Masonic records, and a map of Easdale Island circa Image of Easdale Island by Graham Cole.

Hoteller i nærheden af Easdale Island Folk Museum: ( km) Easdale Island B&B ( km) Garragh Mhor ( km) An Rhuba Cottage by Oban on Realxing Easdale Island with sea views, sleeps 6 ( km) Traditional stone cottage on the car free Island of Easdale, Oban, sleeps 6 ( km) 33 EASDALE ISLAND, pet-friendly, with a garden in Oban, Ref.

Restaurants near Easdale Island Folk Museum, Oban on Tripadvisor: Find traveler reviews and candid photos of dining near Easdale Island Folk Museum in Oban, United Kingdom. Easdale (Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Èisdeal) is a small island in Argyll and Bute, 16 miles south of Oban.

Understand []. Once the centre of the British slate industry, Easdale is the smallest permanently-inhabited island of the Inner Hebrides, off Scotland's west ed in the Firth of Lorn, it covers an area of less than 10 hectares but has a permanent population of ab plus a.

Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds: Tickets & Tours‎ Oban War & Peace Museum: Tickets & Tours‎ Easdale Island Folk Museum: Tickets & Tours‎ Ocean Explorer Centre: Tickets & Tours‎ The Jetty Gallery: Tickets & Tours‎ Scottish Slate Islands Heritage Trust: Tickets & Tours‎ Near Airports.

Things to do near (PIK) Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Castle House Museum Argyll St Dunoon PA23 7HH UK Telephone: Email: [email protected] Website: Castle House Museum. Easdale Island Folk Museum 4 Ellenabeich Easdale, Oban PA34 4TB UK Telephone: E-mail: [email protected] Website: Easdale Island Folk Museum.

Glencoe Folk Museum Main Street Glencoe PH49 4HS UK. Admiral Suite - There is 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom in this venue. Easdale Island Folk Museum is 6 miles from the accommodation. Easdale Island Folk Museum.

Head over to Easdale Island near Oban in Argyll for a glimpse of what life used to be like on the island. From the slate industry to genealogy, there is a lot to see and learn here, with plenty of well-designed displays for adults and children alike.

Auchindrain Township. No trip to Argyll would be complete without. Easdale Island Folk Museum: 0pen top bus to easdale - See traveler reviews, 5 candid photos, and great deals for Oban, UK, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews. Where to stay in Argyll and Bute. Cities nearby Oban hotels - 14 km Fort William hotels - 44 km Inveraray 10 hotels - 24 km Glencoe 26 hotels - 29 km Ballachulish 25 hotels - 28 km Crianlarich 37 hotels - 38 km Taynuilt 23 hotels - 1 km Connel 9 hotels - 10 km.

Slate production ceased in the s and by there were only 4 people living on the island. That figure is now around 60 with Easdale often cited as an example of island regeneration. The folk museum, situated in the detached white and blue house just beyond the square, holds a wealth of information about life on Easdale.

Easdale Island Folk Museum isn’t exactly on Oban but is located just off the coast. The island gained prominence during the 18th century with the rise of the slate industry, and the folk museum has well-designed displays to depict that, touching on topics such as Army volunteers, education, public health, geology, boats, and entertainment.

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