Scottish-American War Memorial

Scottish-American War Memorial (HMMW2)

Location: Edinburgh, GA EH2 3AA City of Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
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N 55° 57.062', W 3° 12.063'

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This memorial was initiated by the Scottish-American War Memorial Committee. the statue and bas-relief were sculpted by Canadian Robert Tait Mackenzie (1867-1938)and cast at the Roman Bronze Works, Brooklyn, New York,Mackenzie was a physician and Director of Physical Education at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Craigleith sandstone setting was designed by architect Reginald Fairlie.

The memorial was unveiled on the 7th September 1927 by U.S. Ambassador Houghton, who was given the Freedom ofEdinburgh. The text is from "A Creed", written at Vimy Ridge in 1916 by leutenant E. Allan Mackintosh M.C., 1893-1917, 5th Seaforth Highlanders, 51st (Highland) Division, poet.
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HM NumberHMMW2
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 487445 N 6200648
Decimal Degrees55.95103333, -3.20105000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 55° 57.062', W 3° 12.063'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds55° 57' 3.72" N, 3° 12' 3.78" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 99B Princes St, Edinburgh GA EH2 3AA, GB
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