History of Leith, Edinburgh

December 27, 2006

The Darien Scheme

Some have said: ‘The Darien venture was the most ambitious colonial scheme attempted in the 17th century…The Scots were the first to realise the strategic importance of the area…” Whilst others claimed: “They were plain daft to try…. It was disaster. They never had a chance.” T’is for you to decide! for more click here

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