Official Opening of the WW1 Room
The newly refurblished World War 1 room in the Museum supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund had its official opening on Friday the 2nd of May. The event was widely attended with Colonel Sandy Blackett welcoming guests on behalf of the Museum.
Guests included Anne McGuire MP, Bruce Crawford MSP, W McLeod of the Heritage Lottery Fund, Jamie Parkes Deputy Lord Lt, Liz Grant of Historic Scotland, Fergus Woods and Mike Robbins Provost of Stirlingshire.
New features of the room include a display of a soldier in a trench, World War 1 exhibitions including personal items which have saved soldiers life’s and personal letters as well as access into the Douglas room were James II murdered William the 8th Earl of Douglas.