The American Hut, St Andrew's Square, Edinburgh

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The American Hut, St Andrew's Square, Edinburgh

Post by Cramond Brig » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:19 pm

This was opened in 1919 by the American YMCA for soldiers and sailors (of all nations) on leave. It was similar to the Eagle Huts. I have found out quite a bit about it for the Edinburgh's War Project which can be found at http://www.edinburghs-war.ed.ac.uk. We were recently given an autograph book which had been kept by a girl who worked in the Hut. In it are the signatures and short messages from visitors to the Hut from all over the World.

What I have not been able to find is a photograph of the complex, so any help would be appreciated. I believe there was a postcard - it may have been of a photograph tkan from the air described as "Edinburgh: Calton Hill and East End" and had the number 84767 on it.

Any suggestions would be appreciated

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Re: The American Hut, St Andrew's Square, Edinburgh

Post by Dave43 » Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:03 pm

i have postcards of the Eagle huts in the Strand London

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