The Glencoe Heritage Trust receives no grant or public funding, and unlike other organisations, relies solely on donations, to maintain and care for the land.
When the Glencoe Heritage Trust land was purchased in 2002, a host of fundraising
activities took place, starting with a tea day which raised £600. This was followed
by the re-
Following the 2009 gathering of McDonalds' who originated from Glencoe it was agreed by Dave Littrell, and Jared Koester, both musicians from IIinois, USA, to hold a ceilidh in their hometown, to support the GHT appeal. A great evening resulted in the guys raising $1700 dollars, and with an addition from Clan Donald Foundation, USA, the total amount was $2,000 dollars, this was a tremendous boost to the Glencoe appeal.
In July 2012, the Can-
The trust decided to hold a Flower Show in the village hall, and the inaugural Glencoe & District Flower Show took place raising £600 towards the appeal.
This has now become an annual event, and provides a facility for the community.
A Photographic Exhibition was held for two days, and created a wide interest over a large area, notably MP, Charles Kennedy, with his family, also The Glencoe Primary school pupils viewed pictures from the past, which is part of the local heritage. The event raised £600.
Alexander McDonald, son of the GHT founder, spent months in all weathers, recording the gravestone inscriptions on Eilean Munde, the burial island, with the publication of ‘Tombstone Inscriptions on Eilean Munde, the Burial Isle’, with all sales going towards the appeal.
Calendars of pictures of ‘Old Glencoe’ were sold in 2008 & 2009 which raised much needed revenue.
Clan Henderson members visited Glencoe in 2009, and held a ceilidh in the village hall, a collection of £100 was raised for the GHT.
A cookbook, which was the idea of the late Kathie M Shepherd, from Punxsutawney,
PA, USA finally, came to fruition, in December 2009, with the publication; ‘A Taste
of Glencoe’ The 50-
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