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TITLE
'Rest and Be Thankful' - Glen Croe etc
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_3442
PLACENAME
Glen Croe
DISTRICT
Cowal
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Lochgoilhead and Kilmorich
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
35288
KEYWORDS
Argyll
Glencroe
Loch Lomond
Loch Long
Argyll Forest Park
Rest and Be Thankful
viewpoint
military road
glen
General Wade
'Rest and Be Thankful' - Glen Croe etc

This postcard contains a collage of photographs showing views form the Rest-and-Be-Thankful viewpoint at Glen Croe. The glen is situated within the Argyll Forest Park, north-west of Loch Lomond and Loch Long.

The road seen running through all the photographs is the A83, but General Wade's military road is also visible in some. Built in the 1740s under the supervision of Major William Caulfied, the road runs the length of the glen. A stone was inscribed, in 1749, Rest and Be Thankful at a viewpoint along the road's length. Motor racing events took place on the road between 1949 and 1970.

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'Rest and Be Thankful' - Glen Croe etc

ARGYLL: Lochgoilhead and Kilmorich

Argyll; Glencroe; Loch Lomond; Loch Long; Argyll Forest Park; Rest and Be Thankful; viewpoint; military road; glen; General Wade

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This postcard contains a collage of photographs showing views form the Rest-and-Be-Thankful viewpoint at Glen Croe. The glen is situated within the Argyll Forest Park, north-west of Loch Lomond and Loch Long.<br /> <br /> The road seen running through all the photographs is the A83, but General Wade's military road is also visible in some. Built in the 1740s under the supervision of Major William Caulfied, the road runs the length of the glen. A stone was inscribed, in 1749, Rest and Be Thankful at a viewpoint along the road's length. Motor racing events took place on the road between 1949 and 1970.