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Buildings From the Archives History Hotels Local Women Tourism & Hospitality

The Roxburghe Marine Hotel

August 2023 Jim Herring did some research in the National Library of Scotland on The Roxburghe Marine Hotel, later the…Continue readingThe Roxburghe Marine Hotel

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Buildings History Shops

George Low & Sons: Shop, Upholstery and Auctions

July 2023 This month we are going to look at some new photos (donated by Pam Murray neé Low) relating…Continue readingGeorge Low & Sons: Shop, Upholstery and Auctions

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Buildings Exhibitions History Hotels Shops Tourism & Hospitality

Up Our Street Exhibition in Dunbar Town House

June 2023 This month, we are going to look at some of the boards displayed in the new DDHS exhibition…Continue readingUp Our Street Exhibition in Dunbar Town House

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Buildings Chemists From the Archives History Place names Shops Transport

Picturesque Dunbar – a Tourist Brochure (Part 2)

May 2023 This month, we are going to look at some more adverts from Picturesque Dunbar, the tourist brochures sold in…Continue readingPicturesque Dunbar – a Tourist Brochure (Part 2)

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Buildings Fishing From the Archives

DDHS activities 2022-2023

April 2023 This month, we are going to look at some slides from Pauline’s Smeed’s presentation at the AGM, in…Continue readingDDHS activities 2022-2023

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Buildings Fishing History Hospitals

The Building and Opening of Dunbar Harbour Bridge in the Early 1860s

March 2023 At the AGM on 11 April, Jim Herring gave a short presentation on the original Dunbar Harbour bridge,…Continue readingThe Building and Opening of Dunbar Harbour Bridge in the Early 1860s

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From the Archives History Past Talks Place names

Place-Names of the Original John Muir Way: A talk by Liz Curtis

February 2023 This month we will be looking at some slides from a DDHS talk by place-name expert Liz Curtis.…Continue readingPlace-Names of the Original John Muir Way: A talk by Liz Curtis

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Buildings History Hotels Shops Stations Tourism & Hospitality

Picturesque Dunbar – a Tourist Guide from c1902

January 2023 The Society was recently given two tourist brochures from the early 1900s. We found a similar one in…Continue readingPicturesque Dunbar – a Tourist Guide from c1902

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Buildings From the Archives Hays of Belton Health Local Women Transport

Dunbar Cottage Hospital talk by Dr James Herring

December 2022 This month features a talk given to the Society by Dr James Herring. It is the first of…Continue readingDunbar Cottage Hospital talk by Dr James Herring

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Buildings Royalty Video Talks

The State Funeral of Mary Queen of Scots – a talk by John Malden

The State Funeral of Mary Queen of Scots – a talk by John Malden November 2022 This month features excerpts…Continue readingThe State Funeral of Mary Queen of Scots – a talk by John Malden