A chance encounter in the 19th century on a stagecoach, when a plantation owner met a British philanthropist, led to the founding of an all-black, self-governing community in Mississippi based on New Lanark
FOR a taste of Christmas past, New Lanark
offers a Christmas at the Mills experience every weekend until the big day.
Each of these iconic sites has something different to offer, from the stunning prehistoric monuments of ancient Orkney to the meticulously built 2,000 year old Roman frontier of the Antonine Wall; from the social impact of New Lanark
, one of the largest industrial sites in the world, to the Forth Bridge, an internationally renowned feat of engineering.
The early chapters of this volume document the child labor force and daily practices at New Lanark
in detail sufficient to convict the operators if a similar business existed today.
A COTTON mill in the clyde Valley might not sound like a promising day out but New Lanark
is one of the most fascinating and scenic slices of Scotland's industrial history.
Price includes Private coach travel from your local area Four nights' stay with three course evening meal & cooked breakfast Guided tour of Bowhill House Visit to Floors Castle Guided tour of Drumlanrig Castle Visit to the New Lanark
World Heritage Site Oban, Mull, Iona & Skye 25 October 2015 5 days from PS349 The islands of the Inner Hebrides quite rightly have a reputation as being home to some of Britain's most stunning natural scenery.
Cyane Tornatzky is working on a series of site-specific installations incorporating performance and inspired by social reformer Robert Owen's New Lanark
Mill in South Lanarkshire.
Robert Owen's mill town of New Lanark
, south of Glasgow, had pioneered a new model of industrial enterprise, in which the workers were paid fair wages, offered a free education, and were generally integrated into the running of the town.
uk), South Lanarkshire, Scotland held a public observing event at the national heritage site at New Lanark
Across the border, the Scottish Trust recommends the Falls of Clyde waterfalls, New Lanark
, as a good area to observe from.
passing mother's father's New Lanark
never once stopping in
From New Lanark
to Mound Bayou; Owenism in the Mississippi delta.