NM8431 : Hutcheson's Monument on Kerrera

taken 8 years ago, near to Dunollie, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Hutcheson's Monument on Kerrera
Hutcheson's Monument on Kerrera
This stone obelisk overlooking the north entrance to Oban Bay is a memorial to David Hutcheson who set up a regular steamer service to the Hebrides in 1835. This service was the forerunner of the Caledonian MacBrayne ferries of today. The inscription panel reads:-

ERECTED
BY A GRATEFUL PUBLIC
IN MEMORY OF
DAVID HUTCHESON
BY WHOSE ENERGY AND ENTERPRISE
THE BENEFITS OF
GREATLY IMPROVED
STEAM COMMUNICATION
WERE CONFERRED ON
THE WEST HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS
OF SCOTLAND
1883
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 May, 2011
Geographical Context
Islands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8449 3105 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:25.3387N 5:29.7599W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8448 3104
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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