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"William Wallace and Robert the Bruce were champions of Freedom...
Thomas Muir was the champion of Democracy!"
Don Martin (Local historian and author)
of Huntershill (1765 – 1799)
Plans to celebrate the
‘Father of Scottish Democracy’
250th Anniversary in 2015
Thomas Muir was born on the 24th August 1765
National Committee formed
A National Committee has been formed to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Muir – known as ‘The Father of Scottish Democracy’.
The committee brings together academics, advocates, local history representatives and politicians from various political parties, to celebrate Scottish democracy in 2015. They are:
A full programme of events has been planned for this year by the Friends of Thomas Muir of Huntershill.
Some dates and times are still to be confirmed… more info