Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Robert Burns

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Many Scottish immigrants came to Quincy to work in the quarries. In 1926, as part of the celebration of the city's 300th anniversary of its founding, the Scottish community donated to the city this statue of Scottish poet laureate, Robert Burns.

2 comments:

Marie-Noyale said...

I will Google him later tonight,because I don't know him...
I don't know much about English poetry unfortunately.

marley said...

Good old Robbie Burns! Nice to see a bit of the migrant communities culture.