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To: secretariat@icomos.org, & The First Minister The Scottish Government St Andrew's House Regent Road Edinburgh EH1 3DG

Declare Culloden Battlefield a UNESCO World heritage site

Declare Culloden Battlefield a UNESCO World heritage site

Declare Culloden an official World heritage site protecting the heritage and culture of the events that occurred on the 16th of April 1746

Why is this important?

The Events of Culloden and the events that followed not only changed the face of Scotland to this day they changed the lives of thousands of people living around the world who are descended from Scots fleeing the events of Culloden and the events that followed.
Culloden is hugely significant not only was it the last battle fought on the British Isles. Its deep and lasting impact can be felt by thousands of people who may well have been Scots had their ancestors Not fled or were subject to persecution for sedition

Culloden, Inverness

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Reasons for signing

  • Building houses here could lead to fires.
  • An incredibly important lesson for anyone can be learned by visiting here, more than any history book or web search. A monumental part of Scottish history which must be preserved.
  • This ground is sacred for obvious reasons. It's the grave of thousands brave men.

Updates

2019-04-22 22:40:08 +0100

5,000 signatures reached

2019-04-18 07:55:13 +0100

1,000 signatures reached

2019-04-17 22:32:34 +0100

500 signatures reached

2019-04-17 19:37:17 +0100

100 signatures reached

2019-04-17 19:18:36 +0100

50 signatures reached

2019-04-17 19:05:10 +0100

25 signatures reached

2019-04-17 18:57:00 +0100

10 signatures reached