Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Abernethy
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ABERNETHY, a town in Perthshire, Scotland, near the junction of the Earn and the Tay. Here the first Culdee monastery was built, and here, it is said, the Pictish kings had their capital. A curious round tower, 73 feet high, still exists, resembling the famous round towers of Ireland.