1300s - the MacNab's opposed Robert the
Bruce, leading to their land being taken by the
Crown after Bruce became King of Scotland.
1336 - King David II, son of Robert the
Bruce, returned the lands to Clan MacNab.
1629 - Finlarig Castle was built for the
Campbells 1 mile north of where Killin village
is today, close to Eilan Ran Castle.
The Cambells and MacNab's were involved in a
number of disputes over the centuries.
1654 - Eilean Ran Castle was destroyed by
Cromwells Government forces. This was after the
MacNab's had fought on the Royalist side of the
English Civil War.
The MacNab clan seat then moved to Kinnell House,
on the outskirts of Killin. The Killin Stone
Circle is in the grounds of the House.
The Campbells fought on the Government side
during the English Civil War. Backing the
winning side allowed the Campbells to become
the prominent Clan in the area.
1744 - the Parish Church at Killin was
1760 - the bridge was bult over the River
Tay at the Falls of Dachart.
1800s early - Kinnell House was sold to the
Campbells to help pay off MacNab debts.
1825 - the MacNab Clan Chief and about 500
Clan members emigrated to the Ottawa River
Valley in Canada.
1855 - Steamers began
operating on Loch Tay providing sightseeing
tours throughout the summer.
1886 - the Railway opened at Killin bringing
in Tourists to the Village and for Boat Trips
on Loch Tay.
1902 - Killin Golf Club is founded.
1939 - the Steamers stopped operating on
Loch Tay at the beginnig of WWII, they never
1949 - Kinnell House was bought by the 22nd
1950 - Ben Lawers Mountain was aquired by
the National Trust to serve as a Nature Reserve
with a large car park for walking and hiking
1956 - Lawers Dam is completed in the
mountians above Killin, next to Ben Lawers
1965 - Killin Railway Station was
1978 - Kinnell House was sold to to someone
unknown to pay MacNab death duties.
1987 - Inchbuie Island was gifted to the
MacNab Memorial Trust, so the Island would
remain in MacNab ownership.
1992 - the Moirlanich Longhouse was acquired
by the National Trust for Scotland to serve as