David Livingstone Birthplace

Black History Month Wikipedia Editathon

October 2019


Join the Birthplace Project and Wikimedia teams in David Livingstone Birthplace’s first Wikipedia Editathon!

Wednesday 16 October 2019 - 10:30-16:00 Rutherglen

We will focus on the hidden histories of the African individuals who accompanied, guided and supported David Livingstone in his travels through Southern Africa in the 19th century. Help us edit entries for individuals like Jacob Wainwright, Abdullah Susi, James Chuma and Selim Hishmeh. No previous Wikipedia editing experience required, introductory training will be given.

This event will take place at the temporary offices of the David Livingstone Trust in Rutherglen. The exact address will be provided upon booking. To register, e-mail elena.trimarchi@dltrust.uk.

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We are very grateful to our key funders the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Historic Environment Scotland and the Scottish Government for their support in helping us deliver the Birthplace Project.

National Lottery Heritage Fund
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Historic Environment Scotland
Note: Please note that David Livingstone Birthplace (and the David Livingstone Trust) is no longer part of National Trust Scotland (NTS). NTS members will therefore no longer receive discounted/free entry to the Birthplace Museum.

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