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|euan Maclachlan of Maclachlan,
Painting of Old castle lachlan
25th chief of clan lachlan by Robert Innes
|SAVE OLD CASTLE
an unbroken line for close to 750 years old
castle lachlan takes us back
to the days of the Kingdoms of the Gael where in
Ireland, Western Scotland and the Isles our ancestors lived by the
two thousand year old clan values and communal culture of the Celts.
For this generation the goal of the Save Old Castle Lachlan Fund is to preserve old castle lachlan as an ancient Scottish structure of national importance and to preserve the history and heritage of the clan.
A feasibility study and conservation report on old castle lachlan by our sister Lachlan Trust in Scotland in conjunction with Historic Scotland has been completed; a project of this size will require to raise major funding of £1.5 million over the next 7 to 10 years. Old castle lachlan is part of the larger vision of preserving the heritage of a clan and developing the Strathlachlan area in Argyll as an "ancestral tourist" destination while respecting its natural beauty and historic importance.
By April 2013 we have been granted funds of £576,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic Scotland. Now we can protect the castle for further deterioration and we hope to start the work of preservation in the summer of 2013.
To secure future funding from national bodies an important factor is that we continue to demonstrate strong interest and financial support from the descendants of emigrant Scots. The Lachlan Trust of Canada program will meet this need for present and future generations.
Help to save the old castle and preserve your own family history for future generations. Become a Lachlan Library Member.
A contribution to the Save Old Castle Lachlan Fund through a modest charitable donation to the Lachlan Trust of Canada or the Lachlan Trust in Scotland brings the "gift" of Membership in the online Lachlan Library. E books have revolutionized the preservation of family genealogy information. Instead of a paper copy bequeathed to some family member, you could have your family story, genealogy, pioneer experience, memoirs of a family ancestor or member, wartime experiences etc published as ISBN registered E Books and filed in the Library & Archives of Canada and in the National Library of Scotland.Your extended family and descendants can add to your family history. Bequeath a permanent, growing and living legacy to your descendants.
Lachlan Library membership gives access to a rapidly growing number, of E Books on the Heritage and History of Scotland and on Clan Lachlan history & family genealogy. It gives access to a Family History & Ancestors Data Base. It also gives a "promotional gift" of Membership in the worldwide Clan Society and in the Clan Lachlan Association of Canada( or any other Branch which has joined this program).
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