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The Edinburgh Castle will Light It Up Blue on April 2

The Edinburgh Castle located in Scotland will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day. 

  • Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position on the Castle Rock.
  • The site has been  occupied since the late Bronze Age. 
  • Buildings of present castle date from the 12th to 21st centuries
  •  It was captured twice, briefly, by Covenanters during the Bishops' Wars of 1639 and 1640 and was seized by Oliver Cromwell's New Model Army in 1650, during the English Civil Wars.

Wear something blue on April 2nd in support of understanding and acceptance for people with autism. Get your #LightItUpBlue gear here.

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