Saturday, January 31, 2009

Scott County

Just stumbled across Scott County again on the Web: named after General Winfield Scott, Commander of the United States Army during the Mexican War and featured as number 17 in our series of Great Scotts.

Read more about the history of Scott County, Minnesota

Famous Scotts (17): Winfield Scott

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Friday, January 23, 2009

Great Scots

Walter Scott, Robert Burns, Mary Queen of Scots etc. - here's a new link for the start of Homecoming Scotland ...

http://heritage.scotsman.com/sectionhome.aspx?sectionID=7102

[ Homecoming Scotland site ]

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Homecoming - nothing new under the sun, however...

Interesting article in the Scotsman today about Homecoming Scotland 2009 and its forerunners. This year of course sees the Homecoming Scott Clan Gathering in the Borders, as featured previously in this blog.

Scotsman article

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Saturday, January 10, 2009

Clan Scott Society Gathering 2009 - Update

September 24 to September 27 2009

The first ever international gathering of Clan Scott at its ancestral home, Bowhill, in the Scottish Borders.

For latest details see: Clan Scott Society Gathering 2009

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