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A beautiful spot with a very sad story. The following is from Wikipedia and is consistent with the info we got from our tour guide: Early in the morning of 13 February 1692, in the aftermath of the Glorious Revolution and the Jacobite uprising of 1689, a massacre took place in Glen Coe, in the Highlands of Scotland. The massacre began simultaneously in three settlements along the glen—Invercoe, Inverrigan, and Achnacon—although the killing took place all over the glen as fleeing MacDonalds were pursued. Thirty-eight MacDonalds from the Clan MacDonald of Glencoe were killed by guests, who had accepted their hospitality, on the grounds that the MacDonalds had not been prompt in pledging allegiance to the new monarchs, William and Mary. Another forty women and children died of exposure after their homes were burned.

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  • Copyright: Howard Goldberg (xtxhoward) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 15 W: 1 N: 43] (261)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2014-07-13
  • Categories: Event
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  • Date Submitted: 2014-08-24 9:44
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