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Pittencrieff Park


Pittencrieff Park

(known locally as "The Glen") is
a

public park

in

Dunfermline,

Fife, Scotland. It was
purchased in
1902 by Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie
made the donation to give it to the public. Although
there is no real evidence of the payment made for
Pittencrieff Park, there was a trust fund that Carnegie
used to pay for it.

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Lauder Technical College


Lauder Technical College. (now known as Carnegie
College) based in Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife. The
College was established in 1899, with financial support
from Andrew Carnegie the world renowned
philanthropist, industrialist and a son of
Dunfermline.

He built it for educational purposes. Not
personal gain.

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Carnegie Glen Bridge


This elegant reinforced
-
concrete bridge, erected in
1931

32 carrying Bridge Street 80 ft above the Tower
Burn, is 536 ft long and 40 ft wide. It has a main arch
span of 185 ft with a rise of 3312 ft and is one of the
largest bridges of its type in Scotland containing about
6750 tons of concrete and about 100 miles of steel
reinforcement weighing 320 tons.

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Carnegie Hall.


Carnegie Hall was commissioned in the early 20
th

century to provide Dunfermline with a public hall for
the arts..


The Hall opened in 1937 with a programme of musical
recitals and children’s entertainment, and, as other
venues faded in Dunfermline, Carnegie Hall became
the main theatre for variety shows and amateur
dramatics.

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Carnegie Swimming Pool.


His first gift to Dunfermline was funding for
swimming baths that were built.


on the corner of Pilmuir Street and Carnegie Street.

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Carnegie Library

The Dunfermline Carnegie Library on the corner of
Abbot Street and St Margaret 23 Street was the first
Free Library to be gifted by Andrew Carnegie and,
unlike the other 2,800 where only the building was
paid for by him, the contents were also included in the
gift.

Image of Carnegie Library.