HISTORY OF RUM

MESOLITHIC PERIOD

A MESOLITHIC BEACH SITE DISCOVERED AT KINLOCH PROVIDES ONE OF THE EARLIEST SITES OF HUMAN SETTLEMENT IN SCOTLAND TO DATE.  THE HERITAGE CENTRE HAS A MESOLITHIC DISPLAY OF ARTIFACTS AND INFORMATION DETAILING THE HISTORY.    

NEOLITHIC

INFORMATION BOARD DESCRIBING THE NEOLITHIC PRESENCE AND HOW THEY LIVED ON THE ISLAND.

CHRISTIANITY

DID YOU KNOW THAT RUM HAS ITS VERY OWN SAINT? INFORMATION BOARD DETAILING SAINT BECCAN'S PRESENCE ON THE ISLAND.  PAPERS FOR SALE WHICH PROVIDE A DETAILED HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE OF SAINT BECCAN.  

VIKING ERA

INTERPRETATION BOARDS EXPLAINING THE VIKING PRESENCE ON THE ISLAND AND THE LEGACY THEY LEFT BEHIND.

13TH - 15TH CENTURIES

INTERPRETATION BOARDS REVEALING THE OTHERWISE UNKNOWN HISTORY OF THE ISLAND DURING THIS TIME PERIOD REVEALING SOME ASTONISHING UNKNOWN HISTORY.

16TH - 19TH CENTURIES

 INFORMATION BOARDS DETAILING THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE ISLAND INCLUDING THE HIGHLAND CLEARANCES AND THE IMPACT IT HAD ON THE ISLAND.  PAPERS FOR SALE PROVIDING A DETAILED HISTORICAL ACCOUNT.