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The Scots who built America

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  • 8 hr

Learn about the Scots who built America. On this tour you'll visit the places 2 Founding Fathers either grew up or worked, learn about the founder of the US Navy, explore the museum dedicated to the founder of the company that became US Steel and also the richest man in world and finish off at the monument dedicated to the Scots who fought in the Civil War.

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Stop At: John Paul Jones Birthplace Cottage & Museum, Arbigland Estate Arbigland, Kirkbean DG2 8BQ Scotland

Explore the birthplace of John Paul Jones, founder of the US Navy. His home has been turned into a quaint museum with dedicated to his life and also offers some breathtaking views!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Paisley Abbey, Abbey Close, Paisley PA1 1JG Scotland

Walk round the stunning 12th Century Abbey where a plaque has been placed dedicated to Founding Father John Witherspoon

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Paisley Arts Centre, 15 New St, Paisley PA1 1EZ, UK

Stop off at the Paisley Arts Centre for a light lunch in the cafe. The art centre is a converted church where Founding Father John Witherspoon was a Minister

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Andrew Carnegie House Moodie Street, Dunfermline KY12 7PL Scotland

Explore the cottage Andrew Carnegie was raised in, next door is a museum dedicated to his work.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Scottish-American Soldiers Monument, Waterloo Place Auf dem Friedhof, Edinburgh Scotland

View the only monument dedicated to the Civil War that is outside of America.

Duration: 20 minutes