Fortingall

Sandy on March 13th, 2011

Glenn Lyon is the longest glen in Scotland and is rich in history. The most famous tale of the area is actually an enormous hoax regarding the village of Fortingall, which lies at the entrance to this beautiful highland glen, suggesting that the village was the birth place of Pontius Pilate. In modern times Pilate […]

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I wanted to write about the Fortingall Yew, not only because some of my ancestors at one time lived and worked the area, but also because people have asked about it. It’s one of eight pictures that rotate on my blog and each time you visit SpittalStreet.com, or click on another page in the blog, […]

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