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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Battleblent: A DDHS talk by Dr Pat Simpson

October 2022 This month, we are going to look at some extracts from a talk given to the Society by…Continue readingThe Battleblent: A DDHS talk by Dr Pat Simpson

The railway disaster at Dunbar in 1898

SEPTEMBER 2022 This month, we are going back to 1898 when Dunbar railway station was the scene of a horrendous…Continue readingThe railway disaster at Dunbar in 1898