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 'Remembering Ledmore & Migdale
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'Remembering Ledmore & Migdale

DVD with soundslides, launched at a Premiere at the Dornoch Social Club on Saturday 13th December 2014. The soundslides provide short audio visual presentations on the human heritage of Ledmore and Migdale Woods. Each 'soundslide', produced by volunteer interns, features beautiful photography and the voices of local people sharing their memories and knowledge of a particular theme. Historylinks Museum collaborated with the Woodland Trust with the provison of images for the soundslides and agreed to add the DVD and audio recordings to the Historylinks Museum collection.

In 'The Canadian Forestry Corps', Blossom Gow and Hamish Matheson provide memories of the Corps stationed at Spinningdale during World War 2.

In 'Worship in the Woods' the Rev John Forbes, Rev Alexander Murray and Gavin Ross narrate the Great Disruption of 1843 when local people broke away from the Established Church and held their church services in Migdale woods.

In 'Carnegie Log Cabin' Margaret Thomson, great grand-daughter of Andrew Carnegie searches Fairy Glen for the site of the family's log cabin.

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