Davidson Legacy Cottage Davidson is the restored home of William C Davidson, father of the founding sons of Harley Davidson. The story of the Davidson family from Scotland who helped form the famous motorcycle company ‘Harley Davidson'
The cottage was home to the Davidsons father, William C. Davidson, who was born and raised there until the age of 11years. He then emigrated to America with his family in 1857 where he became a man, married another Scottish emigrant and raised his own family. William didn't know it at the time, but he helped create an American icon when he built the very first Harley-Davidson workshop for his sons. The 10'x 15' workshop affectionately referred to as “The Shed” was the foundations for the 'Motor Company' to develop from.
The Davidson Legacy Cottage is a step back in time to a period of no running water, no inside toilet or fully fitted kitchen. The cottage was rescued in 2008 and restored by Mike Sinclair, Maggie Sherrit, and Keith Mackintosh who created 'The Davidson Legacy.
The cottage has welcomed thousands of visitors from around the world to see the historic home. Visitors are welcomed with options of tea and coffee are free to view the cottage on their own or request a guided tour and sign the visitors book.
Sunday – 12 noon to 5pm
To arrange a visit out with these times, please call 07590 637245
Entry Fee - Free
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