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“It was my first fight and I can asure you I feeld very strange”

The volunteers at the museum make the work and projects we do possible. From supporting educational groups, adding to the visitor experience, and assisting with collections – they make continuing The Argylls story possible. Recently, one of our dedicated volunteers, Elizabeth, finished a project which we want to recognise. The museum cares for a personal

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Out of this World

To help inspire us in the pursuit of knowledge and progress, International Space Day is celebrated on the first Friday of May. In more recent years, a variant of this, “May the Fourth be with you” (May 4th), a nod to the Star Wars quote “May The Force be with you” has become popular with

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Behind the Wire – One Argylls story as a Prisoner of War

A recent collection donation to the museum has shed light onto one soldiers World War Two experiences. Private James Weir Baird, 7th (Stirlingshire) Battalion of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Private Baird, known as ‘Weir’, enlisted at Stirling on the 16th of October 1939 and became a Prisoner of War (POW) less than a year

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