Diary

February Talk 2024

Dunfermline Historical Society.

Thursday 15th February 2024 at 7:30 pm.

Abbey Church Halls, Abbey Park Place Dunfermline

Elaine Campbell will present ‘Educating Girls across the Social and Economic Spectrum in 19th¬†Century Dunfermline’.

Elaine is well known to DHS members as our long time Treasurer. She is a retired Secondary School teacher with a deep knowledge of Scottish history and is a contributor to this website, primarily on the history of education. We would like to thank Elaine for stepping in at short notice to present this month’s talk.

As usual all visitors will be very welcome at the Abbey Church Halls.

Salt Production in St Monance and the Return of the White Gold

Dunfermline Historical Society

Thursday 18th Jan 2024

The remains of the salt pans and their attendant windmill at St Monance are to most of us well known landmarks of historic interest but they inspired Darren Peattie to renew salt production in the village after a gap of 250 years. In his talk he will tell the story of this ancient industry and it’s modern rebirth.

We welcome all to our first meeting of the new year at the Abbey Church Halls at 7:30 pm as usual.

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