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Commemorative plaque to John Loudon McAdam, the roadmaker, who spent his early years in Carsphairn

Item

DI_223.jpg

Title

Commemorative plaque to John Loudon McAdam, the roadmaker, who spent his early years in Carsphairn

Description

In Memory of John Loudon Macadam, roadmaker, whose name is enshrined in every lanuage & his memorial perpetuated in the roads of evey land. Born at Ayr 1756, his early home Lagwine, about half a mile to north west of this kirk of Carsphairn. Died at Moffat, Dumfriesshire, 1836. Buried in Moffat kirkyard. “I die at least an honest man.”

Identifier

DI_223

Contributor

AT

Citation

GC, “Commemorative plaque to John Loudon McAdam, the roadmaker, who spent his early years in Carsphairn,” Carsphairn Archive, accessed March 1, 2024, https://carsphairn.org/CarsphairnArchive/items/show/2776.