The History of Leith

June 14, 2008

£250,000 needed to preserve Hume tomb

A MAJOR fundraising drive has been mounted to restore a historic Edinburgh monument.

The Hume Enlightenment Trust is trying to raise £250,000 to repair and restore David Hume’s mausoleum at the Old Calton Burial Ground.

It says urgent work is needed on the 230-year-old monument because there is no-one to officially maintain it. for more click here

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