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April 2019

John Muir, Writer

Monday, April 1, 2019 - Monday, September 30, 2019
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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In 2014 Dunbar-born John Muir, botanist, geologist, explorer, mountaineer and conservationist, became the 38th Scot to be commemorated in Writers’ Court in Edinburgh. His flagstone carries the words: “I care to live only to entice people to look at Nature’s loveliness.” Muir was convinced that only then would folk protect the environment. Muir sought to persuade people through his writings - letters, journals, articles for newspapers and magazines, and twelve books. The quill pen became his sword in the battle…

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