Falkirk in Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Battle of Falkirk Muir
Location. 55° 59.402′ N, 3° 48.982′ W. Marker is in Falkirk, Scotland, in Stirlingshire. Marker is on Greenbank Road just north of Lochgreen Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forth & Clyde Ship Canal (approx. 2 kilometers away); The Parish Church Graveyard (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); The Bute Memorial (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Colonel Robert Munro (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Sir John de Graeme (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Captain William Edmonstone and the Dollar Family (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Sir John Stewart (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Antonine Wall (approx. 2.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falkirk.
More about this marker. Note that the date of the battle, January 17, 1746, is an old style date, with the new style equivalent being January 28, 1746.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Falkirk. The Falkirk Local History Society presents an account of the battle: "The battle fought on the south muir of the town on 17th January 1746 was the last Jacobite triumph on the battlefield and the last time the famous Highland charge swept the clansmen to victory...." (Submitted on September 6, 2015.)
2. The Battle of Falkirk Muir (Submitted on September 6, 2015.)
Additional keywords. Jacobite Rebellion
Categories. • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.