People create townships and communities. Some of the people who created and contributed to the township and history of Scone include:
- Hugh Cameron: 1775 – 1851
A local farmer who put forward the name Scone.
- Allan Cunningham: 1791 – 1839
The first European explorer to travel through the Scone area.
- Aubrey Dobson
Aubrey was possibly the youngest soldier in the Boer War from Scone and also Scone’s first film maker.
- Richard Kelly: 1800 – 1879
The main street of Scone, Kelly Street, is named after Richard Kelly.
- William Nowland: 1804 – 1884
Discovered the pass over the Liverpool Range, still known as Nowland’s Gap.
- Mark Twain: 1835 – 1910
Visited Scone on December 19, 1895 as part of his world lecture tour.
….much more to come.