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The latest news from John Muir's Birthplace - including special events and activities for children and families. Find out how you can follow in John Muir's footsteps with our online resource packs.

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100,000 visitors!

East Linton Primary School's P5's were thrilled to discover that they were our '100,000th visitor' when they came to the Birthplace yesterday.

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John Muir – A Local Man
John Muir was a famous local man
Who came from sunny Dunbar
Born in 1838
He travelled near and far
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Wherever A Scotsman Goes... John Muir & Robert Burns
Wednesday 26th January - Saturday 12th February 2011
 

Wherever a Scotsman goes... John Muir and Robert Burns

 
  
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John Muir's Birthplace receives 5 stars from VisitScotland

Staff were delighted to hear recently that the Birthplace has been awarded 5 stars from VisitScotland, becoming the fifth 5 star attraction in East Lothian!   

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John Muir biographer wins award!

John Muir biographer, leading American academic and historian Donald Worster wins Scottish literary prize for A Passion for Nature, The Life of John Muir.

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Designer Garrett Burke visits John Muir's Birthplace

The designer of the Californian Quarter Garrett Burke visited John Muir's Birthplace in mid July. The visit coincided with the Friends of John Muir's Birthplace annual Sand Sculpture competition held on the East Beach, Dunbar.

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US award for John Muir’s Birthplace

John Muir’s Birthplace has become the first transatlantic recipient of the John Muir Conservation Award for its work promoting the legacy of John Muir through an exciting programme of exhibitions, children’s workshops, talks, projects and events.John Muir Conservation Award

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Prince Edward at JMB

Courtesy of the East Lothian Courier we can present a selection of pictures taken during HRH the Earl of Wessex’s recent visit to JMB.
 

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