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The remains of the Antonine Wall, which marked the northern border of the Roman Empire, is the largest relic of the Roman occupation of Scotland and has a fascinating history. 

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Hidden Heritage: Lost Villages

Smith of Maddiston
Three Maddiston Gems
Maddiston Memories
Muiravonside School
The Gemmes We Used to Play

McCowan's and Stenhousemuir

Falkirk Ways: Stenhousemuir
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Falkirk Ways: Stenhousemuir

Recollections of Larbert Amateur Operatic Society
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Recollections of Larbert Amateur Operatic Society

A History of McCowan’s Highland Toffee
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

A History of McCowan’s Highland Toffee

Larbert, Stenhousemuir… but where did the crow nest?
Natural Heritage · Places

Larbert, Stenhousemuir… but where did the crow nest?

McCowan’s Toffee Factory Women Workers
Industry · People · Places

McCowan’s Toffee Factory Women Workers

Kinnaird House and the Polish
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Kinnaird House and the Polish

McCowan’s Machinery: A Glimpse Inside the Toffee Factory
Industry · People

McCowan’s Machinery: A Glimpse Inside the Toffee Factory

McCowan’s Confectionery Memories
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

McCowan’s Confectionery Memories

Remembering the Wham Bar
Industry · People

Remembering the Wham Bar

McCowan’s and British Comics
Culture & Tradition · Industry

McCowan’s and British Comics

Andrew McCowan
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

Andrew McCowan

McCowan’s Brand Identity and Values
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

McCowan’s Brand Identity and Values

Pies Were for Thursdays
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

Pies Were for Thursdays

Stenhousemuir Walks
Places

Stenhousemuir Walks

Memories of Stenhousemuir Part 1: McCowan’s & Entertainment
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Memories of Stenhousemuir Part 1: McCowan’s & Entertainment

Memories of Stenhousemuir Part 2: Dobbie Hall
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Memories of Stenhousemuir Part 2: Dobbie Hall

Memories of Stenhousemuir Part 3: The Cinema & The War
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Memories of Stenhousemuir Part 3: The Cinema & The War

McCowan’s and Stenhousemuir FC
Culture & Tradition · Places

McCowan’s and Stenhousemuir FC

McCowan's to Barr's
Industry · Places

McCowan's to Barr's

McCowan’s Memories: Patricia Simpson
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

McCowan’s Memories: Patricia Simpson

McCowan’s Tasty Toffee Recipe
Culture & Tradition · Industry

McCowan’s Tasty Toffee Recipe

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Mathieson's Memories: Baking, Working, Dancing
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Mathieson's Memories: Baking, Working, Dancing

Papermaking in Denny
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

Papermaking in Denny

The Denny and Dunipace Gala
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

The Denny and Dunipace Gala

The Bruce Obelisk: Innovation and Symbolism in Cast Iron
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

The Bruce Obelisk: Innovation and Symbolism in Cast Iron

Bo'ness Distillery
Culture & Tradition · Places

Bo'ness Distillery

Camelon Arts: Five Tales of Camelon
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Camelon Arts: Five Tales of Camelon

Roman Falkirk: The Twentieth Legion
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Roman Falkirk: The Twentieth Legion

Charlotte Dundas
Industry · People · Places

Charlotte Dundas

Ancient Falkirk: What's Hidden Beneath Your Town?
Culture & Tradition · Industry · Natural Heritage · Places

Ancient Falkirk: What's Hidden Beneath Your Town?

Alexander Dennis and Solsgirth House
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

Alexander Dennis and Solsgirth House

Women on the Antonine Wall: Roman Occupation c.143-158/164 CE
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Women on the Antonine Wall: Roman Occupation c.143-158/164 CE

Castlecary Roman Fort
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Castlecary Roman Fort

Roman Falkirk: The Second Legion
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Roman Falkirk: The Second Legion

Roman Falkirk: The Sixth Legion
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Roman Falkirk: The Sixth Legion

A Roman Tile with a Dog’s Paw Print
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

A Roman Tile with a Dog’s Paw Print

Glorious Gardens: Glenbervie House
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Glenbervie House

Glorious Gardens: The Wilsons and South Bantaskine
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: The Wilsons and South Bantaskine

Glorious Gardens: Carron House
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Carron House

Glorious Gardens: Parkhill and Millfield
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Parkhill and Millfield

Glorious Gardens: Powfoulis Estate
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Powfoulis Estate

Glorious Gardens: Muiravonside Country Park
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Muiravonside Country Park

Glorious Gardens: Zetland Park
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Zetland Park

Herbertshire Castle - Home to the wealthy and the poor
People · Places

Herbertshire Castle - Home to the wealthy and the poor

Glorious Gardens: Camelon Cemetery
Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Camelon Cemetery

Glorious Gardens: Carriden House
Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Carriden House

Glorious Gardens: Westquarter Estate
Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Westquarter Estate

Glorious Gardens: Balquhatstone Estate
Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Balquhatstone Estate

Glorious Gardens: Larbert House
Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Larbert House

Glorious Gardens: South Bantaskine
Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: South Bantaskine

Glorious Gardens: Airth Castle
Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Airth Castle

James Watt: Steam Engines and Slavery
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

James Watt: Steam Engines and Slavery

Slamannan Memorial Garden
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Slamannan Memorial Garden

Intergenerational Interviews: Falkirk Memories
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Intergenerational Interviews: Falkirk Memories

Denny and Dunipace War Memorial
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Denny and Dunipace War Memorial

The Crosswell and Elphinstone Tower on Falkirk Explored
Culture & Tradition · Places

The Crosswell and Elphinstone Tower on Falkirk Explored

Sir John de Graeme: A Curious Life After Death
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Sir John de Graeme: A Curious Life After Death

Statue of Fidelity
Culture & Tradition · Places

Statue of Fidelity

Muiravonside Country Park: Slavery and Alexander MacLeod
People · Places

Muiravonside Country Park: Slavery and Alexander MacLeod

Aitken's Falkirk: World-famous Prize Golden Ales
Industry · People · Places

Aitken's Falkirk: World-famous Prize Golden Ales

Grangemouth and the Timber Trade
Industry · Places

Grangemouth and the Timber Trade

Falkirk and the British Empire
Industry · Places

Falkirk and the British Empire

The Lost Distillery of Bankier
Industry · Places

The Lost Distillery of Bankier

Carron Co. Sugar Pans – the Slavery connection
Industry · Places

Carron Co. Sugar Pans – the Slavery connection

James Ross and Company
Industry · People · Places

James Ross and Company

Grangemouth War Memorial
Places

Grangemouth War Memorial

Remembering the Grangemouth War Memorial Dead
People · Places

Remembering the Grangemouth War Memorial Dead

Grangemouth Docks Time Line
Industry · People · Places

Grangemouth Docks Time Line

Grangemouth and World War One
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Grangemouth and World War One

All Roads Lead to Falkirk: Gaelic Heritage and the Falkirk Tryst
Natural Heritage · People · Places

All Roads Lead to Falkirk: Gaelic Heritage and the Falkirk Tryst

William
Industry · People · Places

William "Copperbottom" Forbes & Callendar House

Three Hidden Treasures at Callendar Park
People · Places

Three Hidden Treasures at Callendar Park

Grangemouth & Industrial Development
Culture & Tradition · Industry · Places

Grangemouth & Industrial Development

Where Have You Bean Goose?: The Bean Goose in Falkirk District
Natural Heritage · Places

Where Have You Bean Goose?: The Bean Goose in Falkirk District

Archaeological excavation – The Pineapple by Airth
Natural Heritage · Places

Archaeological excavation – The Pineapple by Airth

The Dunipace Sweet Chestnut Tree
Natural Heritage · Places

The Dunipace Sweet Chestnut Tree

William “Copperbottom” Forbes and the Caribbean

General Falkirk district

William “Copperbottom” Forbes and the Caribbean

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