The Hoosier Historian Issue 1: Scotland - Page 14

, Though small in size , Scotland Indiana is big , on heart with an active historical society , memorial and an annual Scotland Festival every . third Saturday in September , the Scotland Hotel 1870’ , s veterans Scotland is home to . built by William H Haig in the and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. The once busy hotel is now a well preserved museum where visitors to Scotland can get a feel for what life was like in the late 1800’ s to early 1900’ . s Each room is beautifully . furnished with donated antiques from the period , The hotel offers souvenirs in the form of postcards , . magnets and informative literature The museum is run by donations only and each purchase goes to . support the maintenance of the building Across ’ from the museum stands a granite veteran s memorial in honor of the many service men and . women of the township Down the street can be found a restored barber shop from 1915. The museum and barber shop are just two of the many ’ repurposed historical buildings that dot Scotland s . landscape The annual Scotland Festival is held as a ’ fundraiser for the preservation of Scotland s 1915 Scotland Barber Shop, Scotland, Indiana . historic places , For more information on Scotland Indiana or how : to send donations contact The Scotland Historical Society 1 R 47 Box A , Newberry IN 47449 A h YH[[H\[\Y[[[ۈ[H[\ܚX[Y]H܈Z\[[XZ[\\XHXBM