What's New

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27 minutes ago
Northeast Florida Scottish Games & Festival

The Northeast Florida Highlands Games took place this past Saturday to record breaking crowds, 23-24,000 attended! Clan MacRae was the Honored Clan and here is a video from The Sponsor's Reception ... See more

Piping of the honored clan McRae

4 days ago
Grand Tours of Scotland's Lochs episode 2 - video Dailymotion

Here is a fascinating piece of MacRae history. In 1490 two MacRae brothers killed a McLeod warrior with a bow and arrow at 500 meters! This entire episode is good but the particular story on the ... See more

Paul travels from Loch Gairloch to Loch Maree, a grand tour that includes meeting the king and queen of Islonia, matching a medieval feat of archery, diving on a wartime wreck in Loch Ewe and finding ... See more

1 week ago
Northeast Florida Scottish Games And Festival - Celtic Wares, Outdoor Recreational Activities

Plan on attending the Northeast Scottish Highland Games & Festival this Saturday, February 27th in Green Cove Springs, FL. Clan MacRae is the honored clan this year! Wearing masks is optional per ... See more

1 week ago
Listen to live Portree radio on Radio Garden

We found an awesome website today that allows you to listen in to radio stations all over the world. We especially liked the music being played from Portree on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. Enjoy ... See more

Explore live radio by rotating the globe.

2 weeks ago
Eilean Donan Castle

Time for something completely different now. Tucked away in a small un-assuming case in the Banqueting Hall of the castle is a piece of history that many visitors often miss. This is a letter written ... See more

3 weeks ago
Scottish Research Seminar

Another awesome opportunity to advance your Scottish genealogical knowledge courtesy of the Wales-Ireland-Scotland-England Family History Society in Denver, Colorado. All are welcome to sign up for ... See more

Remember the FREE program Friday, March 5th, Chris Paton will present two courses on basic Scottish research to prepare us for the more advanced topics on March 6th.

1 month ago
Scottish Heritage Center - St. Andrews

2021 SCOTTISH HERITAGE SYMPOSIUM - Online! 9am–4pm Saturday, March 20, 2021

The symposium is open to all for a fee of $20, not just members of SHUSA. A couple of the sessions look interesting! ... See more

The Scottish Heritage Center, located on the St. Andrews campus, houses a collection of rare books dealing with Scottish and Scottish-American history.

1 month ago

An old picture of Eilean Donan Castle from around 1928 during the reconstruction period. Enjoy!

1 month ago
Our Avery County: Understanding our county’s MacRae/McRae heritage

Anyone from Avery County?

Everyone usually assumes that MacRae Meadow, MacRae Peak and Lees-McRae College are all named for people who were related. And those assumptions are on the right track — in a

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