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200th Anniversary of Dr. Livingstone's Birth

PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:06 pm
by Canadian Livingstone
Missionary and Explorer, Dr. David Livingstone was born in Blantyre, Lanarkshire on March 19, 1813. In honour of the 200th Anniversary of Dr. Livingstone's Birth, the National Trust of Scotland has organised a wreath laying ceremony at Westminister Abbey in London where the Doctor's remains brought back from Africa were buried in 1874. The event takes place on March 19th 2013 1800 hours by invitation only. THere are however a number of events and exibits happening in March in Blantyre, Edinburgh and Glasgow Scotland focusing on Dr. David Livingstone and his legacy open to the general public. For more details see the Westminister Abbey Bicentennial Committee Livingstone 200 webpage.

Donald (Livingstone) Clink
Historian
Clan Maclea Livingstone Society

Re: 200th Anniversary of Dr. Livingstone's Birth

PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:13 am
by Kyle MacLea
Something good to mention for the next issue of The Parnassus!

Kyle