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Did you know that Montrose has the widest High Street in Scotland? Some of the fine buildings there bear witness to its position at one time as a Hanseatic Port of great significance.

Did you know that Montrose Air Station (now a Heritage Centre) was the first operational military airfield in Britain? The Royal Flying Corps set up the field in 1913 though Leuchars which was used for ballooning before that can boast it is our oldest military aviation facility.

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Famous Montrose people:

Ian McKenzie Smith
Joseph Hume
Robert Brown

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Brit Quote:
Its the menopause. I have got my own climate - Julie Walters
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On this day:
Elizabeth I excommunicated by the Pope - 1570, Yes Minister First Broadcast - 1980, Birmingham Six convictions overturned - 1991
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