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in The Clyde Valley, The Garden of Scotland.
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Scotland - The Clyde Valley
The heritage site about Balfron, Stirlingshire.
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of Scottish Historic Interest. Enjoy your visit.
Low Parks Museum.
Parks (Muir Street) Museum is a seventeenth Century Coaching Inn
that is now home to museums telling Hamilton's story.
Old Parish Church.
Old Parish Church is the only church that William Adam
ever designed. Built in 1734, it is the oldest building in this
fascinating town that is still used for it's original purpose. The
Covenanters 'Heads Memorial' found inside the Church commemorates
local Covenanters beheaded after the Pentland Rising in 1666. Also
to be found is the pre-Norman Netherton Cross.
Country Park - Ferniegair, by Hamilton.
Dukes of Hamilton hunting lodge, dating back to the eighteenth
century, was designed by William Adam and now has a visitor centre.
The country park that surrounds the lodge contains the ruins of
Cadzow castle and an ancient breed of white cattle.
Dukes of Hamilton at one time also had a home in the Avon Valley
- in Strathaven Castle.
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of Old Clan Names Map
pictorial map shows the arms, the official insignia of the Scottish clan
chiefs, and their crests which are encircled with each chief's motto or
slogan. The locations are shown of the ancient territories held by the
clans and considerable families around the time of King Jame VI, but taking
the history of each family or district as a whole. [col. illus. map]
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