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Browsing Posts published in February, 2015



Dingwall, Highland Region, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the town of Dingwall, which lies about 14 miles N.W. of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands close to the southern tip of the Cromarty Firth. Summary facts and information as follows:

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Main Enrance, Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Scone Palace, a 19th century mansion built on a site indelibly linked with concept of a Scottish state since the 9th century.

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Wallace Monument, Abbey Craig, Stirling, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the Wallace Monument in Stirling, central Scotland.

The monument was erected in 1869 to commemorate Sir William Wallace ( 1272-1305), a minor Scottish aristocrat, who rose to become a leader of the Scottish resistance against English aggression and won an important battle  (against the English) at Stirling Bridge in 1297. However, Wallace was subsequently betrayed by his own side, taken to London and executed in 1305. The site of the 1297 battle can be viewed from the Monument.

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