Reiver Monument On History Visit To Galashiels Scottish Borders Scotland

Tour Scotland short travel video clip, with Scottish music, of the Reiver Monument War Memorial on ancestry, genealogy, history visit to Galashiels, Scottish Borders. Mounted Border Reiver monument outside the Burgh Chambers. This statue was sculpted by Thomas J. Clapperton who was born in Galashiels, the son of a photographer. His other public monuments in the Borders include the memorial plaque to the poet James Brown, Selkirk; the Sir Walter Scott Memorial, Galashiels; and the James Guthrie Memorial, Hawick, which commemorates a motorcyclist killed in the German Grand Prix. He was also the sculptor statue of Robert the Bruce at the entrance to Edinburgh Castle. The Reiver statue was officially unveiled by Field Marshall Earl Haig in October 1924. All photographs are copyright of Sandy Stevenson, Tour Scotland, and may not be used without permission.

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