Fort George, Scotland Photos

Fort George (1747-69) was designed by William Skinner, William Adam & his sons John & James Adam to protect Moray Firth & the sea route to Loch Ness. The Fort George Highlanders' Museum shows the history of several Highland regiments.

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Defensive walls of Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Defensive walls of Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Bridge into Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Archway entrance to Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.
Defensive walls of Fort George (1747). Fort George, Scotland. Architect: William Skinner.Defensive walls of Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Bridge into Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Archway entrance to Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.
Royal crest above entrance to Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Bridge across ditch protecting Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Parade ground at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Governor's House & Artillery block over parade ground at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.
Royal crest above entrance to Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Bridge across ditch protecting Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Parade ground at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Governor's House & Artillery block over parade ground at Fort George (1747-69). Fort George, Scotland. Architect: William Skinner, William Adam, John Adam, James Adam.
Adam's architecture of guardrooms flanking entrance arch at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Adam's architecture of blocks along parade ground at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Structures surrounding parade ground at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Plantings along walls at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.
Adam's architecture of guardrooms flanking entrance arch at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Adam's architecture of blocks along parade ground at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Structures surrounding parade ground at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Plantings along walls at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.
Adamesque barracks at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Barracks at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Barracks at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Grand munition magazine at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.
Adamesque barracks at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Barracks at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Barracks at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Grand munition magazine at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.
Phone boxes at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Regimental Chapel of Seaforth & Camerons Highlanders at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Regimental Chapel of Seaforth & Camerons Highlanders at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Walls with gun emplacements around Regimental Chapel at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.
Phone boxes at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Regimental Chapel of Seaforth & Camerons Highlanders at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Regimental Chapel of Seaforth & Camerons Highlanders at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Walls with gun emplacements around Regimental Chapel at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.
Gun emplacements at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Canons at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Canon protects Moray Firth at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Canon on rotating carriage at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.
Gun emplacements at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Canons at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Canon protects Moray Firth at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Canon on rotating carriage at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.
Moray Firth at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Young gulls at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Highlanders' Museum at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Portrait of Francis Lord Seaforth by Sir Henry Raeburn at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
Moray Firth at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Young gulls at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Highlanders' Museum at Fort George. Fort George, Scotland.Portrait of Francis Lord Seaforth (1813) by Sir Henry Raeburn at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
Indian Mutiny, Relief of Lucknow, General Havelock's Entry, Sept. 25, 1857 painting at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Guard of Honour of 79th Regiment at Holyrood House painting by R,R, McIan at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Group of 79th Regiment beside Mills Mount Battery of Edinburgh Castle painting by R,R, McIan at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.78th Highlanders - Day at Home, Edinburgh Castle painting by John Myles at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
Indian Mutiny, Relief of Lucknow, General Havelock's Entry, Sept. 25, 1857 painting at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Guard of Honour of 79th Regiment at Holyrood House painting (1852) by R,R, McIan at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Group of 79th Regiment beside Mills Mount Battery of Edinburgh Castle painting (1854) by R,R, McIan at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.78th Highlanders - Day at Home, Edinburgh Castle painting (c1860) by John Myles at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
79th Regiment Presented Colours by Queen Victoria at Parkhurst painting by Sydney Prior Hall at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Medals of Field Marshal Sir Patrick Grant at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Silver tureen with stag's head handle on cover at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Silver tureen presented by Napoleon to Sultan of Djokjakarta & captured by 78th Highlanders at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
79th Regiment Presented Colours by Queen Victoria at Parkhurst painting (1873) by Sydney Prior Hall at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Medals (1840-80s) of Field Marshal Sir Patrick Grant at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Silver tureen with stag's head handle on cover at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Silver tureen presented (c1802) by Napoleon to Sultan of Djokjakarta & captured (1812) by 78th Highlanders at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
Regimental drums at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Regimental drum of Culloden Volunteers at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Bagpipes & objects from Battle of Waterloo at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Seaforth Shield silver shooting trophy of Ross Highland Rifle Volunteers at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
Regimental drums at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Regimental drum of Culloden Volunteers (1798) at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Bagpipes & objects from Battle of Waterloo at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Seaforth Shield silver shooting trophy of Ross Highland Rifle Volunteers at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
Skiing rucksack used by Lovat Scouts while training in Jasper, Canada & then used in Italian campaign at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.WWI kilt cover signed by Seaforth Highlanders of Canada at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Bagpipes used by Seaforth Highlanders at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.WWI kilt of Mackenzie tartan & sporran used by Canadian Scottish contingent at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
Skiing rucksack (1944) used by Lovat Scouts while training in Jasper, Canada & then used in Italian campaign at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.WWI kilt cover (1910) signed by Seaforth Highlanders of Canada at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Bagpipes (c1890) used by Seaforth Highlanders at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.WWI kilt (1914) of Mackenzie tartan & sporran used by Canadian Scottish contingent at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
6th Battalion Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders at Battle of Loos on Sept. 26, 1915 painting by Joseph Gray at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Recruiting poster for Seaforth Highlanders at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Enlistment certificate for Seaforth Highlanders at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Recruiting poster for Seaforth Highlanders by Tom Curr at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
6th Battalion Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders at Battle of Loos on Sept. 26, 1915 painting by Joseph Gray at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Recruiting poster (early 1900s) for Seaforth Highlanders at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Enlistment certificate (1906) for Seaforth Highlanders at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Recruiting poster (early 1900s) for Seaforth Highlanders by Tom Curr at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
Recruiting poster for Cameron Highlanders at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Memorial Plaque for Highlander killed in World War I at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Memorial Plaque for Highlander killed in World War I at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Mole at Dunkirk painting at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
Recruiting poster (early 1900s) for Cameron Highlanders at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Memorial Plaque for Highlander killed in World War I at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Memorial Plaque for Highlander killed in World War I at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Mole at Dunkirk painting (1940) at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.
Regimental dining room with Scottish silver mementos presented by various officers at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Ram's head snuff mull with silver mounts at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.

Regimental dining room with Scottish silver mementos presented by various officers at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.Ram's head snuff mull with silver mounts (1874) at Fort George Highlanders' Museum. Fort George, Scotland.


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