Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Old Photograph King Street Galashiels Scotland

Old photograph of people, a shop and houses on King Street in Galashiels, Scottish Borders of Scotland. Robert Burns wrote two poems about Galashiels, " Sae Fair Her Hair " and " Braw Lads ". The latter is sung by the some of the townsfolk each year at the Braw Lads Gathering. Sir Walter Scott built his home, Abbotsford, just across the River Tweed from Galashiels. The Sir Walter Scott Way, a long distance walking path from Moffat to Cockburnspath passes through Galashiels.

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