Articles from Tain & District Museum

Hallowe’en in Tain

A tale of Halloween at Tain, from Ross-shire Memories and Sketches by D Munro Mackenzie, 1899.

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Closed for the Year.

Tomorrow is the last day of our 2021 season and we will be closing early on Friday, at 1 pm.

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The Strange Tale of Janetta Munro

A strange story of Murder and Reincarnation from the late Rosemary Mackenzie, founder of Tain & District Museum, published in a Clan Ross United States Newsletter.

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In Praise of Tain

A wee poem called "In Praise of Tain"
in the style of McGonagall. (Wow, it's awful.)

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A lovely poem about Halloween, written by Isma Munro in October of 1945. In her poem, Isma describes an old custom of telling your fortune by dropping an egg white in a glass of water.

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