‘Damned Jacobites’ – a history walk
Date: Tuesday 18 June, 2019
Event leader: Norman Thomson
Price: £10Meet time: 10:00
Estimated finish time: 15:00
Difficulty: ModerateGroup size: 14
Distance: 8 miles (13km)
Please note: Bring pack lunch. Includes free ticket to ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie in Moray’. Illustrated Lecture, Tues. 18 June 7.30 pm
Booking deadline: 0:00 Monday 17 June, 2019
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‘Damned Jacobites’ – a history walk
On 1 May 1690, the Hanoverian Garrison in Inverness was alerted by spies to the recent encampment of the Jacobite army on the Haughs of Cromdale. Their commander, Thomas Livingstone, assembled a force on foot and horseback which made its way from Forres to Dava followed by an overnight march and attack which routed the Jacobites, thereby suppressing rebellion for the next 25 years. ‘Damned Jacobites’ traces the route of this overnight march, and as a bonus offers a sight of the restored GNoS railway station at Cromdale.
Where to Meet - Description
Meet at Cromdale Public Car Park opposite Haugh Inn (NJ075287) on the A95.
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