Robinson Crusoe Statue Lower Largo

Robinson Crusoe
Lower Largo is famed for its links with Alexander Selkirk, who was born in the Village in 1676 and as a youth ran away to sea. He was marooned on a desert Island in the Pacific Ocean where he remained for four and a half years before being rescued. Daniel Defoe the novelist published the real life story as Robinson Crusoe at the start of the eighteenth century. Lower Largo has a statue of Alexander Selkirk marking the site of the cottage where he was born.