Features

Features on Scotland's history, heritage, bygone days and places of interest.

The remarkable achievements of a man born into slavery who became the first African American to receive medical ...

27/04/2017

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Discover the final resting places of five remarkable Scots, with Peter Matthews, author of Who's Buried Where in ...

26/04/2017

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In a new guest article to celebrate the Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology, Three Chimneys Restaurant owner ...

01/03/2017

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Find out how to trace your Edinburgh ancestors with our guide to family history resources held at Edinburgh City ...

01/03/2017

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Dr John Callow, author of a new book on the exile of King James II, explores how the king created the Jacobite ...

27/02/2017

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Learn more about the work of Professor Kevin James, one of the members of the History Scotland magazine Editorial ...

23/02/2017

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Archaeologists working in advance of the construction of two football pitches in Carnoustie, Angus, have recently ...

20/02/2017

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Learn more about the work of Professor Angela McCarthy, one of the members of the History Scotland editorial board. ...

14/02/2017

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A new history trail of 25 historic properties and attractions has been launched, allowing history fans to follow ...

06/02/2017

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Find out how to trace your Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire ancestors with our guide to family history resources at ...

30/01/2017

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A violin which Robert Burns is said to have danced to will sound as it did in the 18th century, after being ...

24/01/2017

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We explore the architecture of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness to see how they differ, and how ...

23/01/2017

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