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Did you know that the first Carnegie Library was opened in Dunfermline in August 1883? Millionaire-philanthropist Andre Carnegie emigrated to the USA from that town as a child. His foundation went on to fund 2509 libraries around the world, most in the USA and Britain, but some in places as far flung as Serbia and Fiji.

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Famous Dunfermline people:

Andrew Carnegie
Charles I
David II of Scotland
Dorothy Dunnett
Iain Menzies Banks
James I of Scotland
Joseph Paton
Kenneth Macmillan
Kenneth MacMillan
Peter Mitchell

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Brit Quote:
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone. - Thomas Carlyle
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Cato Street Conspiracy Exposed - 1820
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