Around Edinburgh

Dunfermline

Dunfermline is in Fife, about 5 miles north of the
 Forth Road Bridge and about 15 miles from Edinburgh

 

Bandstand

in the Public Park to the north of the Railway Station.

Andre Carnegie

This bandstand was presented by Mrs Andrew Carnegie on her first visit to Dunfermline in 1887.  Her husband was the Dunfermline-born businessman and philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie (1835-1911).

He founded the Carnegie Steel Co which later became US Steel.  He gave much of his money to fund the establishment of many libraries to Scotland, America and around the world.

Postcard: c.1906

Bandstand in Dunfermline Public Park  -  WR&S Reliable Series Postcard, posted 1909

c.1906

February 2006

Bandstand in Dunfermline Public Park  -  Photographed February 2006

Detail on the bandstand in Dunfermline Public Park  -  Photographed February 2006

November 2006

Bandstand in Dunfermline Public Park  -  Photographed November 2006

Bandstand in Dunfermline Public Park  -  Photographed November 2006

Bandstand in Dunfermline Public Park  -  Photographed November 2006

 
 

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