History

<b>Ellisland Farm:</b> We’re walking toward the steading of Ellisland now, a tidy, whitewashed farm on the banks of the Nith. Robert Burns took possession in 1788 at Whitsuntide. ~ My Heart’s in the LowlandsEllisland Farm: We’re walking toward the steading of Ellisland now, a tidy, whitewashed farm on the banks of the Nith. Robert Burns took possession in 1788 at Whitsuntide. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
<b>John Paul Jones Cottage:</b> A wee cottage made of rubble, not a mansion filled with marble, fairly warms my heart. ~ My Heart’s in the LowlandsJohn Paul Jones Cottage: A wee cottage made of rubble, not a mansion filled with marble, fairly warms my heart. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
<b>Murray Arms Hotel:</b> Cobbled together from an old gatehouse and a newer addition, the two-story inn of whitewashed stone seemed well plenished and the proprietor accommodating. ~ Whence Came a PrinceMurray Arms Hotel: Cobbled together from an old gatehouse and a newer addition, the two-story inn of whitewashed stone seemed well plenished and the proprietor accommodating. ~ Whence Came a Prince
<b>New Abbey Corn Mill:</b> Shall we take a tour through the corn mill? By corn they mean any grain, oats in particular; American-style corn on the cob is called maize or sweet corn here. ~ My Heart’s in the LowlandsNew Abbey Corn Mill: Shall we take a tour through the corn mill? By corn they mean any grain, oats in particular; American-style corn on the cob is called maize or sweet corn here. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
<b>Cairn Holy:</b> Leana eased the wagon to a stop on a bare, almost desolate rise surrounded by a thickly wooded glen. Behind them were two chambered cairns. A row of standing stones guarded one of the ancient tombs, the gray slabs of rock stark against the blue sky. ~ Whence Came a PrinceCairn Holy: Leana eased the wagon to a stop on a bare, almost desolate rise surrounded by a thickly wooded glen. Behind them were two chambered cairns. A row of standing stones guarded one of the ancient tombs, the gray slabs of rock stark against the blue sky. ~ Whence Came a Prince
<b>Tartan on Loom:</b> People and their stories are the fabric of history. When we begin to pluck apart that tightly woven cloth, what vivid threads we find! ~ My Heart’s in the LowlandsTartan on Loom: People and their stories are the fabric of history. When we begin to pluck apart that tightly woven cloth, what vivid threads we find! ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
<b>Anwoth Kirk:</b> They came upon the Anwoth kirk at last. Enclosed by a dry stane dyke and surrounded by trees, the preaching house where Samuel Rutherford had won the hearts of his parishioners was a simple rectangle of gray stone with a belfry high above the door. ~ Whence Came a PrinceAnwoth Kirk: They came upon the Anwoth kirk at last. Enclosed by a dry stane dyke and surrounded by trees, the preaching house where Samuel Rutherford had won the hearts of his parishioners was a simple rectangle of gray stone with a belfry high above the door. ~ Whence Came a Prince
<b>Wallace Monument:</b> History hangs in the air like dust motes, not always visible but always present. ~ My Heart’s in the LowlandsWallace Monument: History hangs in the air like dust motes, not always visible but always present. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
  • <b>Ellisland Farm:</b> We’re walking toward the steading of Ellisland now, a tidy, whitewashed farm on the banks of the Nith. Robert Burns took possession in 1788 at Whitsuntide. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
  • <b>John Paul Jones Cottage:</b> A wee cottage made of rubble, not a mansion filled with marble, fairly warms my heart. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
  • <b>Murray Arms Hotel:</b> Cobbled together from an old gatehouse and a newer addition, the two-story inn of whitewashed stone seemed well plenished and the proprietor accommodating. ~ Whence Came a Prince
  • <b>New Abbey Corn Mill:</b> Shall we take a tour through the corn mill? By corn they mean any grain, oats in particular; American-style corn on the cob is called maize or sweet corn here. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
  • <b>Cairn Holy:</b> Leana eased the wagon to a stop on a bare, almost desolate rise surrounded by a thickly wooded glen. Behind them were two chambered cairns. A row of standing stones guarded one of the ancient tombs, the gray slabs of rock stark against the blue sky. ~ Whence Came a Prince
  • <b>Tartan on Loom:</b> People and their stories are the fabric of history. When we begin to pluck apart that tightly woven cloth, what vivid threads we find! ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
  • <b>Anwoth Kirk:</b> They came upon the Anwoth kirk at last. Enclosed by a dry stane dyke and surrounded by trees, the preaching house where Samuel Rutherford had won the hearts of his parishioners was a simple rectangle of gray stone with a belfry high above the door. ~ Whence Came a Prince
  • <b>Wallace Monument:</b> History hangs in the air like dust motes, not always visible but always present. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands

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One Response to “History”

  1. Renee Stoudt.( Campbell ) March 31, 2014 9:18 pm #

    My son has been to Scotland and loved it..if I was much younger and had to money I would love to see it, such a beautiful country…:)

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