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Dumfries Attractions

Dumfries was founded as a Royal Burgh in 1186 and is a place to spend the day, seeing all the attractions, 

a place that Robert Burns called home.

Things to see include, Robert Burns House Mausoleum, Rose Garden

Grave and Statue, Devorgilla Bridge, Old Bridge Museum, Midsteeple,

Victoria Cross recipients memorial

Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura

Aviation Museum, Robert Burns Centre

Moat Brae House and Garden

Greyfriars Church and the worlds' oldest post office.

Devorgilla Bridge Dumfries

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The list below is the attractions pinpointed on the map of Dumfries and Galloway

Robert Burns Hermitage

 

Burns Cottage

 

St Michael’s and South Parish Church

 

Burns Statue Dumfries

 

Robert Burns House

 

Jean Armour Statue

 

Dumfries Museum

 

Obscura and Museum

 

Robert Burns Ellisland Farm

 

Robert Burns Memorial Garden

 

Robert Burns Memorial Cairn

 

Brow Well

 

Site of Old Greyfriars Church

Savings Banks Museum

 

Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum

 

Sweetheart Abbey

Devorgilla Bridge

 

Midsteeple

 

Robert Burns Centre 

 

Robert Burns Mausoleum 

 

Burgh Church

 

Norway House

 

Robert Burns Rose Garden

 

Dumfries Academy

 

Dr Henry Duncan  Statue

 

Lochfoot Fountain

 

Ca' the Yowes  

Robert Burns Memorial Stone

 

Burns' Rock

 

Maxwellton War Memorial

 

Old Bridge House Museum

 

3rd Duke of Queensberry Monument

Robert Burns Rose Garden Dumfries Plaque.JPG
Plaque on his house in Dumfries.JPG
Robert Burns Mausoleum Dumfries.
Robert Burns Statue Dumfries

John Paul Jones Birthplace Museum

John Paul Jones was a Revolutionary War hero known as the father of the U.S. Navy.

Born in Arbigland Kirkcudbright Scotland in 6th July 1747, John Paul joined the British Merchant Marine at the age of 13 at the age of 27 he fled to America as he murdered a sailor in self-defence on the island of Tobago. Arriving in America he added Jones to his name to hide his identity. He joined the Continental Navy and became the scourge of the British Navy, when the Continental Navy disbanded in 1787 he joined the Russian Navy. He ended his life in France and died in Paris in 1792.

His remains were eventually found in a disused cemetery in Paris and return to America. He lies at rest in a tomb inside the chapel of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

There has been 5 US naval war ships named after John Paul Jones the last being

the USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53) built in 1991.

John Paul Jones Plaque Kirkbean
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