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Edinburgh in Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Adam Smith

1723-1790

 
 
Adam Smith Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 7, 2011
1. Adam Smith Statue Marker
Inscription. (The historical portion of the marker text is presented first, so as not to be lost beneath the statue donor information:)

Adam Smith lived in Panmure House in Lochend Close and is buried in the Cannongate Churchyard, further down the Royal Mile.

This statue was made possible by the support of The Adams Smith Institute- Aequus Institute- Trustees and Scholars of the American Enterprise Institute- Rose-Marie and Jack Anderson- Henry Angest- Atlas Economic Research Foundation- Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Abaines- Bank of Scotland- Nicholas and Sheena Barber- Thomas and Suzanne Beach- Charles H. Brunid- John and martha Bryan- Donald Bridon- Richard Burns- James and Anna Buxton, DTC Caldow- Stroma and Alisa Caldow, Milburn and Nancy Calhoun- Richard Colburn- Tim Congdon- DR Ronald Mcresswell- Dorian Crocker Trust- John Dobson Foundation- Dunard Fund USA- William and Rebecca Dunn- Anthony and Susan Easton- Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University- First Group PEC- Lord and Lady Forsyth of Drumlean- Trustees of the Fraser Institute- Milton and Rose D Friedman- Edwina and Elfreid Gallun- Christopher and Audrey Giles- Ingrid Gregg- Arnold Charrerger- Lord Harris of High Cross- Staff of the Heritage Foundation- Roger S Hoffman- Samuel H Husbands- Vidar Jorgensen- Peter Jungen- Mr and Mrs Michael L Keiser- Thomas
Adam Smith Statue image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 7, 2011
2. Adam Smith Statue
Looking up the Royal Mile toward Edinburgh Castle
L Kempner- Gavin Kennedy- Norman V Kinsey- Liberty Fund- Lord and Lady MacFarlane of Bearsden- Mark Robert McQuater- Members of the Montperlern Society- Sir David Murray- Roberto Salinas Price- Hans and Marit Rausing- Edward Krim- Royal Bank of Scotland- Royal Society of Edinburgh- Chris J Rufer- Talan and christie A Russell- Scottish Economic Society- Scottish Power- Barreseid- Ralph Smeed- Stiles Nicholson Foundation- Vernon Lomax Smith- Angus Sprott- Mr and Mrs Theodore Stanley- Harry E Teasley- Dr John Templeton Jr- Gordon Tullock- Jim and Connie Walker- Ross Walker- Mr and Mrs William Weidner- Garfield Weston Foundation- Dr James Whitaker- Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust- Other Private Donors

Alexander Stoddart SC, Paisley 2007 Morris Singer, Founders
 
Erected 2008 by Adam Smith Institute.
 
Location. 55° 56.988′ N, 3° 11.4′ W. Marker is in Edinburgh, Scotland, in Lothian. Marker is on Royal Mile just west of Cockburn Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Black Watch Monument (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); John Knox (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); In Memory of Scottish-American Soldiers
Adam Smith Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 7, 2011
3. Adam Smith Statue Marker
(approx. half a kilometer away); Memorial to Wallace (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Memorial to Robert the Bruce (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Adam Smith Grave (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Scottish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron (approx. 10.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinburgh.
 
Regarding Adam Smith. Sculpted by Alexander Stoddart
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Adam Smith Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 16, 2013
4. Adam Smith Statue Marker
Adam Smith Statue from Rear image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 16, 2013
5. Adam Smith Statue from Rear
Plaque of the Donors is located on the back of the monument. From the statue looking down the Royal Mile, toward Cannongate Churchyard, where Adam Smith is buried
Adam Smith Statue image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 16, 2013
6. Adam Smith Statue
St. Giles' Cathedral can be seen in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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