The next meeting of Maybole Historical Society
will be on Monday 2nd March at 7.30 pm in the Castle.
The speaker will be James Brown, a researcher for
the Heritage Lottery-funded Crucial Carrick Project for Carrick
Community Councilsí Forum, who will talk on some of the
fascinating discoveries he has made in the course of his
interviews with Carrick people. One of his key tasks has been to
find out what is important to local people in the history,
geology, flora and fauna of Carrick.
There have been some surprising discoveries such
as the 92-year old fossil hunter from Girvan, that Ailsa Craig
was never a volcano and the tale of the Greek and Latin scholars
in Colmonell who visited each others houses on alternate
week-ends. When in the Latin scholarís house, they both spoke
Greek and when in the Greek scholarís house, they both spoke
James will be inviting members of the audience to
come forward with their favourite stories, some of which may be
included in a book which will be one of the main outcomes of the
Crucial Carrick Project.
Members free, visitors £2 . All welcome.