In the Footsteps of John Muir

This photography exhibition in Blackness Castle traces John Muir's travels from his childhood in Dunbar to the American National Parks he helped to establish.

In the Footsteps of John Muir

About In the Footsteps of John Muir

Exploring the landscape that inspired John Muir, a leading Scottish American environmental conservationist and known in America as the "Father of the National Parks", this photography exhibition traces Muir's travels from his childhood in Dunbar to the American National Parks he helped to establish.

Presented by the American Scottish Foundation, the works of Scottish photographer Ken Paterson shares the beauty of both Scottish and American wilderness that John Muir was so passionate about.

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