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Dumfries, the County town of Dumfries and Galloway, is a prosperous Royal Borough on the banks of the Nith. The poet Robbie Burns made Dumfries his home from 1791 until his death in 1796 and it was here that he wrote Auld Lang Syne. His home is now a museum (Burns House) and contains his manuscripts. Burns is buries in St Michael's churchyard.

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Dumfries & Galloway



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