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John Paul Jones Birthday Celebration
July 6, 2019
John Paul Jones was one of the greatest Founding Fathers of America and The Father of the US Navy for his heroics in the American Revolutionary War. Come celebrate his birth (July 6, 1747) at the place of his birth and childhood, The John Paul Jones Birthplace Cottage and Museum located on Arbigland Estates just outside of Dumfries. The US Consulate and other dignitaries will be paying their respects. The Scottish Sea Scouts will preform the flag raising ceremony along with a drill demonstration. The local fire and rescue boat organizations will have exhibits on hand. Admission to the museum is free for the event. Info: Robert McCall 1387 88 0613 or www.jpj.demon.co.uk