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26 August 2010

First Minister sees Mount Rushmore in 3D

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First Minister Alex Salmond today, (26th August,) came face to face with 3D replicas of Presidents Lincoln, Washington, Jefferson and Roosevelt as he viewed the latest images from the Scottish team that are recording Mount Rushmore with digital technology. The First Minister visited the Digital Design Studio at Glasgow School of Art to see the progress on the Scottish Ten project – a ground breaking partnership between Historic Scotland and Glasgow School of Art – to digitally record all five Scottish World Heritage Sites and five international sites, the first of which is Mount Rushmore.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29146

24 August 2010

New book reveals 14th Century town planning in Whithorn

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Town planning took place at Whithorn as early as the 14th century, reveals the latest publication in the Scottish Burgh Survey Series. “Historic Whithorn: Archaeology and Development”, published by Historic Scotland and the Council for British Archaeology, looks at the rich history and archaeology of the town and the nearby Isle of Whithorn.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=29048

23 August 2010

Minister hears plans for Rothesay revitalisation

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Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop is today (Monday) visiting Rothesay to hear about a planned new partnership between Historic Scotland and Argyll and Bute Council to look at new ways to capitalise on the island’s heritage to revitalise the community. The heritage agency and local authority are looking at how the area’s historic buildings can be repaired as part of a wider regeneration of Rothesay, which would both reflect the town’s past and build on the work being done by the Argyll and Bute Council’s CHORD (Campbeltown, Helensburgh, Oban, Rothesay and Dunoon) regeneration programme.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28989

19 August 2010

Historic Scotland hosts science conference

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The worlds of science and heritage and how they can help each other will be explored at a one day conference hosted by Historic Scotland at Glasgow’s Science Centre on Tuesday 7th September. Professor Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland will open the conference which is set to explore a broad variety of topics, appealing to scientists and non-scientists alike.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28901

18 August 2010

A Renaissance Musical Treat at Rothesay

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The unique atmosphere of the Renaissance period is being recreated at Rothesay Castle next week when visitors will be treated to a series of special performances of 16th-century chamber music.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28839

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