Andrew Carnegie’s legacy

The “richest man in the world” at the turn of the century, Scottish-born American industrialist Andrew Carnegie purchased his beloved Skibo castle in 1898 and turned it into one of the finest private residences of its time. Considered the father of modern philanthropy, he gave grants to create 2,509 free public libraries around the world, with three of them in the Creich Parish.

Born in 1835 in a weaver’s cottage. . .

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