Livingstone’s Pathfinder

At the east end of Ormiston Main Street in East Lothian, stands the obelisk which is a lasting memorial to perhaps the village’s most famous son. The monument, of Peterhead granite, rises to a height of some twenty feet, bears a bronze figurehead and the name Moffat.  Paid for by public subscription and unveiled in April 1885 in memory of Robert Moffat – someone who would bring lasting recognition to the village.

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