Boat of Garten

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Boat-of-Garten, a place in E Inverness-shire, on the river Spey, and on the Highland railway, at the junction of the Strathspey railway, 88½ miles NNW of Perth, 30¾ S by W of Forres, and 33¼ SE of Craigellachie. It has a station, a ferry from Duthil to Abernethy parish, a post office with telegraph department, and fairs on the Saturday of March, April, May, June, and November after Beauly, on the Saturday after the third Thursday of July, and on the Saturday of August, September, and October before Grantown.

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