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Aberdeen Women's Alliance: City Centre Heritage Walk
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Aberdeen Women's Alliance: City Centre Heritage Walk

Online Exhibitions
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Online Exhibitions
Aberdeen Women's Alliance: City Centre Heritage Walk
Welcome to Aberdeen Women's Alliance Virtual Heritage Walk

Press the play button shown on the screen and you will hear the introduction.

To start the virtual tour click on Stop 1 below or "View all 13 items". Each stop features an audio recording from one of the Aberdeen Women's Alliance. There is also a text description of the stop with embedded links to select for more information and related images. These include many photos of the women featured throughout the walk!

At some stops you will notice further links at the end of the text description to memories concerning the women and organisations. Click on the links to delve deeper and hear memories from Aberdeen women.

We hope you enjoy this virtual tour and the associated memories. You will hear some great stories about remarkable women who made wonderful achievements and contributions to our city. Many of these women were true pioneers.
Items included in this Online Exhibition
Stop 1: Marion Douglas, Lady Drum (1577-1633) and Katherine Forbes, Lady Rothiemay (1583-1652), The Town House
Stop 2: Katherine Humphrey (died 1830), the Gibbetstane, on road outside the Tolbooth, Castlegate
Stop 3: Janet Wishart (died 1597), Mercat Cross, Castlegate
Stop 4: Health Services for Women and Children - Agnes Thomson (1880-1952) Clementina Esslemont OBE (1864-1958) Fenella Paton (1901-1945) and Mary Esslemont (1891-1984)