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Robert Burns Statue

Robert Burns Statue
Robert Burns Statue

The Robert Burns statue in Stanley Park is the first statue ever erected in Vancouver.

Robert Burns Statue plaque
Robert Burns Statue plaque

The inscription on the top plaque says:

Robert Burns

1759-1796

The inscription on the bottom plaque says:

This statue of Robert Burns, Scotland's National Bard, was unveilded by J. Ramsay MacDonald, a prime minister of Britain, on 25th August, 1928.

Robert Burn's sincere desire or friendship and botherhood among all peoples is clearly shown in his many poems and songs.  His poetry and letters, both serious and humorous are worthy of study by those who value liberty and freedom.

This memorial was rededicated on the 200th aniversary of the bard's death by the Burns Club of Vancouver 21 July, 1996

Then let us pray that come it may (as comit it will for a'that)...that man to man, the world o'er shall brithers be for a' that.

Robert Burns Statue plaque
Robert Burns Statue plaque

The inscription on the plaque says:

To a Mountain Daisy    1786

On turning one down with his plough

Wee, modest, crimson-tipped flow'r,

thou's met me in an evil hour;....

to spare thee now is past my pow'r

thou bonie gem.

Robert Burns Statue plaque
Robert Burns Statue plaque

The inscription on the top plaque says:

Robert Burns

1759-1796

The inscription on the bottom plaque says:

This statue of Robert Burns, Scotland's National Bard, was unveilded by J. Ramsay MacDonald, a prime minister of Britain, on 25th August, 1928.

Robert Burn's sincere desire or friendship and botherhood among all peoples is clearly shown in his many poems and songs.  His poetry and letters, both serious and humorous are worthy of study by those who value liberty and freedom.

This memorial was rededicated on the 200th aniversary of the bard's death by the Burns Club of Vancouver 21 July, 1996

Then let us pray that come it may (as comit it will for a'that)...that man to man, the world o'er shall brithers be for a' that.

Robert Burns Statue plaque
Robert Burns Statue plaque

The inscription on the bottom plaque says:

THE COTTER'S SATURDAY NIGHT    1785

From scenes like these, Old Scotia's grandeur springs, that make her loved at home, rever'd abroad, princes and lords are but the breath of kings. 'An honest man's the noblest work of god'

Robert Burns Statue plaque
Robert Burns Statue plaque

The inscription on the bottom plaque says:

TOM O SHANTER    1790

Now, do they speedy utmost, MEG, and wind the key-stane of the brig; There, at them thou thy tail may toss, a running stream they dare na cross!

Where is the Robert Burns Statue in Stanley Park?

The Robert Burns statue is located just across Stanley Park Drive from the Vancouver Rowing Club near the Queen Victoria Memorial and the Entrance Bridge.

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