Bagpipes

When did bagpipes first come to America?

When people from Scotland started coming in about the 1850s. They came here because immigrants wanted someplace to be free. Alot of scotish culture such as the bigpipe are mixed in with American society and we havent even noticed.

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Why is there an association between bagpipes and police and firemen and military at funerals?

The association of police, fireman, and bagpipes dates back to the late 1800's when the firefighters and police in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Baltimore were predominantly staffed by Irish immigrants - who played the bagpipes. The tradition continues to this day. ...

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What country did bagpipes originally come from?

For centuries bagpipes have been played in large parts of Europe,North Africa,and around the Persian Gulf.

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