Photo copyright Jack Boyle (Jackatlargs).
Evidence shows humans have been in Largs since the Neolithic period. The area has witnessed many changes over the years. Here are just a few important dates:
2000-3000 BC - Neolithic tomb created
October 1263 - The Battle of Largs
1636 - Skelmorlie Aisle built
1820 - Roman Baths discovered
1834 - Largs Pier constructed
1885 - Railway connected from Fairlie
1912 - Pencil Monument built
1935 - Nardini's Cafe built
1953 - Scottish golfer Sam Torrance (OBE) born in Largs
1980's - Viking Festival began to commemorate Battle of Largs
1995 - Voted Scotland's Top Tourist Town
Now it's your turn.
Above are just a few important dates - there's far more to the heritage of Largs. There's a lot of interest in local history, and lots and lots of local knowledge. And here's your chance to tell everyone about it. If you have an interest in the history of Largs - either in general or in specific points - then you can post it here. There must be many, many pictures of the village from throughout the 20th century - why not post them here, and ask other people what they remember?