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Adam Smith - Adam Smith Theatre
Title: Adam Smith - Adam Smith Theatre
Description: The Adam Smith Theatre is named after Kirkcaldys most famous son (1723-1790) who wrote the "Wealth of Nations" in 1776. It was opened as the Adam Smith Halls in 1899 by the famous philanthropist Andrew Carnegie and renamed in 1973 after restoration. It houses the towns only cinema and stages many live theatre performances. The centre installed a new digital cinema screen in 2012 and can be found on the corner of the key junction at Wemyssfield.
Date: February 2005
Adam Smith - Adam Smith Theatre
Title: Adam Smith - Adam Smith Theatre
Description: A side view of the Adam Smith Theatre on St. Brycedale Avenue.
Date: January 2013
Adam Smith - Kirkcaldy House
Title: Adam Smith - Kirkcaldy House
Description: This is this site of Adam Smith's House, originally 218-222 High Street, where Adam Smith lived with his mother. It was replaced by this newer building in 1834.
Date: January 2013
Adam Smith - Mothers House
Title: Adam Smith - Mothers House
Description: This plaque on the building at 220 High Street marks the site of Adam Smith's Mothers house. The text reads House Removed 1834. Adam Smith 1723-1790. Born in Kirkcaldy. On this site stood the home of his mother in which he lived from 1767 - 1776 and completed The Wealth of Nations. His grave is in the Cannongate Churchyard, Edinburgh. Erected 1953.
Date: January 2013
Adam Smith - Kirkcaldy House
Title: Adam Smith - Kirkcaldy House
Description: A view of the entrance passageway with the plaque to the right of the columns.
Date: February 2013
Adam Smith - Adam Smith's Close
Title: Adam Smith - Adam Smith's Close
Description: Adam Smith's Close (originally Halkett's Close) is a narrow pathway between the High Street and the Esplanade typical of many Fife coastal villages. It is situated next to his original house.
Date: January 2013
Adam Smith - Adam Smith's Close
Title: Adam Smith - Adam Smith's Close
Description: A view of the Close from the Esplanade side looking towards the High Street. This shows the narrow passageway and traditional white walls.
Date: January 2013
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