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Interesting anecdote

When the merchant ships offloaded their wares, they would then load their ships with material so they wouldn't ride so high in the water for the return trip hope to Culross. They then used this material as roof shingles in Culross. All the houses have the same type of roof.
Chairman of the Board

May 27th 2019
We heard some interesting anecdotes today. Not sure if they are true - you be the judge. We drove to the historic town of Culross, a village trapped in time and now being preserved by the National Trust of Scotland. While touring the main house in town, we came to to the large dining room. The docent told us where some phrases originated: In the dining room was a long table, which she said i ... read more
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