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Outings 2010

East Lothian Antiquarian society made an expedition by coach to Blairadam on Saturday 10th July

Blairadam near Kelty is the family home of the Adam family.It was built in 1736 by William Adam father of John,James and Robert and was their country home.It was a great privilege to be welcomed into this family home,which had been in visited in his day by Walter Scott and other distinguished members of his Edinburgh circle.

Keith and Elizabeth Adam spoke about the history of the house and the family and showed a rich variety of items of interest.

Annual Dinner

East Lothian Antiquarian and Field Naturalists Society completed their programme of the 2010-2011 year with the annual dinner in the Maitlandfield Hotel Haddington on Friday 8th April when Robert Russel gave an illustrated talk entitled ‘ Walking the John Muir Way’ and made his book of the same title available.

Members agreed that it had been a most enjoyable evening.

The AGM of the Society will be held in Oldhamstocks Church on Saturday 21st May.

S Bunyan

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