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Aberdeen’s Harbour awash with history

12/12/2016

Hailed as the oldest existing business in Britain, the early history of the Aberdeen Harbour is being explored in a new city attraction. Click the image below to read the full story and more images.

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Glimpse into past of Aberdeen’s Asylum

05/12/2016

Some of the earliest medical records from the first Aberdeen mental hospital have been revealed. An annual report from the 19th century has shed some light on North-east patients admitted to the former Aberdeen Lunatic Asylum. Click the image below to view all the images and read the full story.    

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In Pictures: Aberdeen’s Zoo

14/10/2016

Before Hazlehead Park had pet’s corner, it was home to Aberdeen’s only zoo. Complete with three lions, chimps and bears, the zoo was a popular destination for families and school pupils in the late-60s/early-70s. Click Read More above to open our interactive article and find out more about Aberdeen’s historic zoo.  

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Weaving the tale of Aberdeen’s historic Broadford Works

08/10/2016

These images provide a unique insight into the history of one of Aberdeen’s oldest industrial sites. The former factory is currently in the process of being transformed into 890 homes. Scroll down and click read more to find out more about Aberdeen’s Broadford Works.

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