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TITLE
Cairn at Culloden Moor
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0133
PLACENAME
Culloden Moor
DISTRICT
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32026
KEYWORDS
cairns
memorials
memorial
Culloden Moor
Battle of Culloden
Charles Edward Stuart
Jacobites
postcards
Cairn at Culloden Moor

This postcard 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

1920s

cairns; memorials; memorial; Culloden Moor; Battle of Culloden; Charles Edward Stuart; Jacobites; postcards

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard 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