Newtonmore celebrated the Millennium not only with a torchlight procession, bonfire and fireworks but with something more permanent - a hand written and photographic record of (almost) everyone living in the village at the turn of the century.
The entries are written on vellum and beautifully bound in Scottish goat skin. There are 3 volumes which are now kept at Am Fasgadh, the Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore, PH20 1AY.
Anyone wishing to view the book can do so by arrangement with the Museum
telephone 01540 673551
A copy of the book is readily available in the Wildcat Centre.
Apart from its intrinsic interest to the people of Newtonmore and their relatives at home and abroad, the Book provides an interesting source of information about life in a small Highland village for future generations.