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Friday photo; Chapman’s map

The above map of Uig forms part of a larger map of Lewis and Harris created by James Chapman in 1817.  The map is very detailed and currently hangs in the Comhairle building on Sandwick Road, Stornoway. There is a … Continue reading

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Friday Photo; Uig Coastline

Today sees the first day of The Lewis Chessmen exhibition in Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway.  The Chessmen will be in Stornoway until 12th September before going on display in the area they were found on 13th September in Uig Museum.  Unfortunately … Continue reading

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