Situated on Easdale Island near Oban Scotland. The island gained in prominance during the 18th century with the rise of the slate industry. The folk museum has well designed displays explaining a range of topics from the slate industry, army volunteers, education, and public health to geology, boats, and entertainment. There are genealogical records for the Kilbrandon and Kilchattan parish as well as rent books, Masonic records, and a map of Easdale Island circa 1881 on hard copy.
There is an extensive range of artifacts and photographs depicting all aspects the life and times of the slate quarriers. Lynn and her staff will be thrilled to help anyone researching their roots and are happy to help in any other way.
16 miles south of Oban
Argyll, PA34 4TB