The Grantown Society November Meeting
(7.00 for) 7.30pm
“Grantown Square and East End”
In the context of Highland History, Grantown is but new. Nevertheless, it has many unique and fascinating stories to tell.
At its heart is The Square, Grantown’s original market place. Here the first building -
Here, in the Square, one year later, on the eve of Figgat Fair, a unique ceremony took place when the Cross of Regality from Old Grantown was brought and set up in the Square as a symbol of the transfer of power from the old to the new. Here, too, impressive and dignified buildings were placed on ‘lots’ equally spaced along the sides of the Square -
Following detailed and painstaking research, the story of Grantown’s Square and East End will be presented by Society members using a variety of anecdotes, old and new photographs, maps and documents.
Gathering around the well in the centre of Grantown Square.