November 21, 2019

Tag: marraige

“They ran off to Gretna Green to get married!”

Impatient young (and not so young) lovers have known since 1754 that Gretna Green was the place to go for a quick wedding. All they had to do was outrun the irate parents to cross the small river bridge into Scotland. “Gretna Greens” in Aberdeen, Ohio and Elkton, Maryland followed in their footsteps.

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