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TITLE
Cairn at Culloden Moor
EXTERNAL ID
AB_CULLODEN_REPHOTOGRAPHY_04
PLACENAME
Culloden Moor
DISTRICT
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
2008
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Janine Donald
SOURCE
Janine Donald
ASSET ID
299
KEYWORDS
battles
battlefields
memorials
gravestone
gravestones
cairns
Jacobites
Hanoverians
Charles Edward Stewart
armies
dukes
kings
dynasties
Stuarts
Stewarts
Cairn at Culloden Moor

This photograph shows the cairn at Culloden Moor. The plaque which is built into the cairn reads, "THE BATTLE OF CULLODEN WAS FOUGHT ON THIS MOOR 16TH APRIL 1746. THE GRAVES OF THE GALLANT HIGHLANDERS WHO FOUGHT FOR SCOTLAND & PRINCE CHARLIE ARE MARKED BY THE NAMES OF THEIR CLANS."

The cairn, standing twenty feet high, was erected in 1881 by Duncan Forbes of Culloden and on the Saturday closest to the 16th April each year, a ceremony takes place beside the cairn, in memory of the fallen

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Cairn at Culloden Moor

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

2000s

battles; battlefields; memorials; gravestone; gravestones; cairns; Jacobites; Hanoverians; Charles Edward Stewart; armies; dukes; kings; dynasties; Stuarts; Stewarts

Janine Donald

This photograph shows the cairn at Culloden Moor. The plaque which is built into the cairn reads, "THE BATTLE OF CULLODEN WAS FOUGHT ON THIS MOOR 16TH APRIL 1746. THE GRAVES OF THE GALLANT HIGHLANDERS WHO FOUGHT FOR SCOTLAND & PRINCE CHARLIE ARE MARKED BY THE NAMES OF THEIR CLANS." <br /> <br /> The cairn, standing twenty feet high, was erected in 1881 by Duncan Forbes of Culloden and on the Saturday closest to the 16th April each year, a ceremony takes place beside the cairn, in memory of the fallen