Fodor's Expert Review St. Michael's Churchyard

Dumfries Memorial/Monument/Tomb
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When he died in 1796, Robert Burns was buried in a modest grave in St. Michael's Churchyard. English poet William Wordsworth, visiting a few years later, was horrified by the small gravestone and raised money to build the much grander monument that stands there today.

Memorial/Monument/Tomb Free Cemetery

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39 Cardiness St.
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway  DG1 3AL, Scotland

01387-253849

www.dumgal.gov.uk/artsandmuseums

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