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H 1000 x W (?) x D (?) cm
funded by Dennis MacLeod
23rd July 2007
at all times
plaque: THE EMIGRANTS / COMMEMORATES THE PEOPLE OF THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS OF SCOTLAND / WHO, IN THE FACE OF GREAT ADVERSITY, SOUGHT FREEDOM, HOPE AND / JUSTICE BEYOND THESE SHORES. THEY AND THEIR DESCENDANTS WENT / FORTH AND EXPLORED CONTINENTS, BUILT GREAT COUNTRIES AND / CITIES AND GAVE THEIR ENTERPRISE AND CULTURE TO THE WORLD. / THIS IS THEIR LEGACY. / THEIR VOICES WILL ECHO FOREVER THRO THE EMPTY STRATHS / AND GLENS OF THEIR HOMELAND. / UNVEILED BY THE FIRST MINISTER OF SCOTLAND, RT HON ALEX SALMOND MSP, 23 JULY 2007; plaque: THE EMIGRANTS / COMMISSIONED BY / CLEARANCES CENTRE LTD / 2004