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Roads in the Middle Ages

Roads in the Middle Ages In Medieval time Lanark was still an important place for trade. Lanark’s wealth was based on wool from the time that the Burgh of Lanark was founded c.1140 by King David I. In...
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Aviation at Lanark 1910

Aviation at Lanark 1910. Lanark was host to the world’s Third International Air show in August 1910. Lanark was chosen because of its racecourse which was an ideal spot for flying. It also had excellent...
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Flying at Lanark

Flying at Lanark Flying at Lanark might today seem a strange idea, but in 1910 Lanark was chosen as the spot for the World’s Third Aviation Meeting. The lead up to the Aviation Meeting led to the...
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Travel & Tourism

Travel & Tourism Tourism started in the early eighteenth century when it became fashionable to visit the Falls of Clyde. Painters like Turner immortalized the Falls of Clyde. Poets and writers,...
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Prehistoric & Roman Roads

Prehistoric & Roman Roads The earliest routes around Lanark would be track-ways following the Clyde to its source. These routes are know to have been used since the Middle Stone Age (c.6500 B.C.)...
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