An African American In Paisley

Join Paisley Darkside Historical Walking Tours on 25th July as they take a look at the life of the Paisley silk weaver Peter Burnet.

An African American In Paisley

About An African American In Paisley

Join us as we take a look at the life of the Paisley silk weaver Peter Burnet.
Peter was a young man who ended up in Paisley after an adventurous journey from cabin boy on a privateer fighting for the English in the US was of independence to his arrival in Paisley and his eventual life as a well respected silk weaver. We'll have a look at his life and his life long friendship with the Tannahill family and his tragic link to Robert Tannahill.

The story is fascinating and well worth hearing about.

If any of our guests have mobility issues we are able to provide a mobility scooter from our friends at Shopmobility for free.

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