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Adam Smith Grave

 
 
Adam Smith Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 16, 2013
1. Adam Smith Grave Marker
Inscription.
Here
Are Deposited
The Remains of
ADAM SMITH
Author
of the
"Theory of Moral Sentiments"
And
"Wealth of Nations;"
&
He was born 5th June, 1723.
And he died 17th July, 1790.

 
Location. 55° 57.094′ N, 3° 10.795′ W. Marker is in Edinburgh, Scotland, in Lothian. Marker can be reached from Royal Mile. Touch for map. Located in Canongate Kirk Cemetery. To reach the grave take a left at the front of the church and head straight to the left corner. It is located in the left front of the cemetery if you are facing the front entrance of the church.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of Scottish-American Soldiers (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Adam Smith (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); The Black Watch Monument (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); John Knox (approx. one kilometer away); Memorial to Wallace (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Memorial to Robert the Bruce (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Scottish-American War Memorial (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron (approx. 11.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinburgh.
 
Also see . . .  Find a Grave- Adam Smith
Adam Smith Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 7, 2011
2. Adam Smith Grave Marker
The Property Which Every Man Has in his own labour As it is the original foundation of all other property so it is the most sacred and inviolable
. (Submitted on July 23, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
 
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Adam Smith Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 16, 2013
3. Adam Smith Grave Marker
Adam Smith Grave Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 16, 2013
4. Adam Smith Grave Wide View
Adam Smith Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 7, 2011
5. Adam Smith Grave Marker
These brass plates are placed on the pathway as you enter the cemetery and lead directly to the grave.
Canongate Kirk image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 7, 2011
6. Canongate Kirk
Adam Smith Grave Side View image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 7, 2011
7. Adam Smith Grave Side View
 
 
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 225 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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