Memorials

The SquareThe Square 

The 5th Duke of Richmond inherited the Gordon estates through his mother, daughter of the 4th and last Duke of Gordon. Carved in sandstone 1862.

The Fountain

In the square, polished granite memorial to James Robertson, local banker, 1789-1877 erected by his widow in 1882.

War Memorial 

West Park Street, an unusual obelisk erected about 1920, the work of Frank Troup. The Troups were related to author George Macdonald.

 Gordon Highlander Memorial Gordon Highlander Memorial

Duchess Jean, spirited wife of the 4th Duke of Gordon travelled to country fairs to recruit men for her husband's new regiment. She placed a guinea coin between her lips and offered a kiss to any man who would join up. Her action was considered scandalous. But 1000 men joined to fight the French.

George Macdonald Memorial (Kenny Hunter, 2007)

 In the Brander library foyer, inspired by his fantasy novel Lilith.

Esson's of Huntly
 14 Gordon Street 
Fred Watt Jewellers
 Jewellers and Opticians, 35 Duke Street