315 oad, 3 N. Page Ro P.O. Box 4 457, Pinehurst NC 28370 ▪ www.scottish t, g @embarqmail.c hheritageusa.org ▪ SHUSA@ com ottish Herit Sco U.S.A. tage U . Newsletter N 009 Winter 20 SH HERIT SCOTTIS CEPTING TAGE ACC AMILTON THE HA NS HONORED BY SCHOL APPLICAT LARSHIP A TIONS AQUE AT PLA DEN CULLOD A pp e ing plications are currently bei considere for eight on k week scholarships to The Scho of Scottish Arts (four f ool ed h ne for ce) danc in Minnea C apolis, North Carolina and the North Ameerican Academ of Piping and Drummin (4 for pipin in my a ng ng) rth Valle Crucis, Nor Carolina. Applicants for the Scottish Her e ritage one we scholarsh eek hips must submit a lett of application by May 15, 2009 to: t ter ttish Heritage USA, Inc., PO Box 457, P Scot P Pinehurst, No orth eritage membe Jane McPhaul poses besid Scottish He er de olina 28370. Caro ue the plaqu honoring Ale Mary Hamilton exander and M er o d during he recent visit to Scotland and the Culloden The letter of application must include the fo i ollowing: eld Battlefie Museum • EUSPBA # for piping and drummin A • FUSTA # for dance • Applican name, add nt’s ng dress, contact phone numbe er, T he National Trust for Scotland has presented Scottish Her with ritage USA w a plaque i the front in email add lable) and age dress (if avail e f entryway of the restored f facility at Cullloden • Please ind t’s dicate student level of traaining and (foor Battlefield. T plaque is in honor of A The s Alexander R. piping/drrumming) inst trument M. and Mary M Hamilton, long-time sup pporters of • Brief essa explaining why applicant is applying for ay g g Scottish Her ritage. Mr. Haamilton is cur rrently the this schollarship (no mo than two p ore printed pages s) f f Chariman of the Board of Scottish Her ritage and Mr rs. • If the app plicant is unde 18, the app er r plication letter must Hamilton is Assistant Sec cretary and Counselor to ned be co-sign by parent or guardian t Scottish Her Hamiltons hav been ritage. Both H ve • Applican letter must be accompa nt’s anied by a let of tter extremely ac ctive in manaaging the affai of Scottish irs h recomme m d endation from an accredited instructor d Heritage and the organiza y ation is deeply grateful to ir both for thei tireless effoorts. In recognnition of this, APPLICAATION DEA MAY 15, 200 – ADLINE IS M 09 Scottish Her ritage made a $300,000 donation in 200 07 THERE ARE NO EXCEP T E PTIONS to the restora oden Battlefie in their ation of Cullo eld tish is honor. Scott Heritage i very privile eged to have Th School of S he Candlestick R Scottish Arts is held at the C Retreat h ns worked with the Hamilton over the ye and is ears and E Center in Min Enrichment C nneapolis, NC near Grandf C father grateful to al our membe who helped make this ll ers Mou untain. SSA o offers quality dance instruc p ction from top tribute possiible. hers and es teach of Highla Dancing and introduce and reinfor rces know ottish culture and history. F more infor wledge of Sco For rmation he cottish Arts, ple on th School of Sc atricia Johnsto at ease contact Pa on iciaTJ@aol.com The school does not prese patri m. ebsite. ently have a we North America Academy of Piping and Drumming t N an o d the ng pipin and drumm s e ming school, started by the late John McF Fayden, of Gla and, and Sand Jones, has been asgow, Scotla dy oper e rth or rating in Valle Crucis, Nor Carolina fo 38 years. T The scho onal rs ool's professio instructor conduct on ne-week classroom ruction on pip instr mming. Room board and tu ping and drum m, uition are included at a v ble very reasonab price. Visit the Academy’s site apd.org webs at www.naa Please purchase PDF Split-Merge on www.verypdf.com to remove this watermark. Meet Scottish Heritage member and My husband and I started to attend Scottish festivals Northeast Regional Representative, and Highland games which soon became our favorite pastime. While attending the events we met great Jackie Seaman people and learned much about our heritage. We also As a little soundwaybagpipes,knewanything plaidI just loved the girl, of before I and of Scotland, or noticed the lack of representation of the Clan Graham at most of the events we attended in our area. After pleated. Most of my dresses were of a plaid design. I making some phone calls and contacting the Clan even had a plaid lunch box for school...How cool is that? Graham Society, I have been appointed Northeast I grew up listening to stories of Scotland from my Regional Commissioner for the Clan Graham Society. mother, a Graham, and my father, a MacRae, My duties as Commissioner include attending (Macready after Ellis Island or so the story goes), well festivals and affairs that are related to Scottish those stories just lingered in the back of my mind for interests. I make reports on the festivals in my region, years. After marrying and having three wonderful and the number of visitors to our clan tent. children, I started telling the stories I heard as a child, And now, I am representing Scottish Heritage USA about the castles, heroes, and clans of Scotland. as well. Scottish Heritage USA, in my opinion, is and All the while, my interest was mounting about my should be the foundation for all Scottish events in our heritage and those of the generations past. So, around country. It represents all areas of learning about our Scottish Heritage, not just individual clans, in a manner of great importance to anyone wishing to learn about Scotland, Scottish history, and all things Scottish. With my husband Bob, and cousins, Nancy and Maynard, as my helpers, I am proud, and excited to be representing Scottish Heritage USA as well as the Clan Graham Society at the games and events; as both are very near and dear to my heart. Last year, we split our tent between the two groups, but this year, we are going to dedicate a new tent just for Scottish Heritage USA, and outfitting it as best we can, along with a lot of help from Scottish Heritage USA. Jackie and her husband Bob (left) with her cousins We now have a brand new enclosed trailer to carry Nancy & Maynard at the Jamestown Games. our tents, flags, banners and camping gear, so we're ready to roll. Hope to see you all at one of our events. 15 years ago I started doing genealogy; along the way, about 11 years ago or so, I joined the Scottish Heritage USA. Aye Yours, ]tv~|x Welcome New Members The 250th anniversary of Robert Burns’ birthday brings, year-long celebrations starting with Homecoming Scotland 2009. Don’t miss it and Mr. & Mrs. Angus Mr. Chris Kennedy remember to renew your membership before you go Ms. Beverly Burton Mr. William K. McKoy for discounts at National Trust properties. Ms. Evelyn J. Cameron Mr. & Mrs. John McInnis Mr. David Cutter Mr. & Mrs. Mark McLain Ms. Holly Daniell Mr. & Mrs. James McLaughlin Mr. & Mrs. Davis Mr. & Mrs. Robert McLaughlin Mr. Alan P. Douglas Mr. Frank McNear Ms. Nancy Faulkner Mr. & Mrs. Dan Nichols Mr. & Mrs. Finley Mr. & Mrs. Steven Oliver Mr. Robert Harrison Ms. Sara Paschall Mr. & Mrs. C. Heath Mr. & Mrs. Larry Pirkle Ms. Carole Henry Mr. & Mrs. Eric Ruschky Mr. & Mrs. Mel Hunter Mr. & Mrs. Fred Stewart Mr. & Mrs. James Keith Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Stewart Patty & Reid Stone PAGE 2 Please purchase PDF Split-Merge on www.verypdf.com to remove this watermark. NATIONAL N L TRUST FO OR SCOTLA AND POD LOST & FOUND – LAST NOTIICE L D NOTII BROADCCASTS Someone left a Burnett Tartan s sh scarf at the Scottis Heritage tent randfather Mounta Highland Game To reclaim, during the Gr ain es. Theaas virtual guideesfor Scotlandthis podcasting a series that willlts act National Trust N t i to eight of heir properties. These podcast please contact our office and we will send it to you. FREE and can be downloaded through their website are F d r (ww multimedia). So if you are pla ww.nts.org.uk/m o anning a trip to o BARD – ROBERT BURN THE B NS the U in the near future, be sure to take advan UK nology! techn e ntage of this On thee 250 anniverrsary offrombirrthUniversity off Saint Andrew Burn Robert Craw ns, th wford the the e of Robert ws more information about these podca (For m sue asts, check out the Autumn/Winter iss of “Scotland in Trust’) d written a Burn biography br has w ns his ringing to life h verses and life the l and times s surrounding them. THPLACE M ROBERT BURNS BIRT MUSEUM With W a poet’s ins ewd sight and a shre sense of h human drama, Crawwford outlines how Burns combined a child dhood steeped in Anohlights the opeeningAutumn/W museum of S2010. It’sIn Tru other article in t high the Winter issue Scotland of this ne ew in ust, the p peasant song-c lingu culture of rural Scotland with a consummate uistic artistry to become not o only the world most popula d’s e ar ator, David Ho cura es beginnings and opes summarize its creative b d e sial et love poet, but also the controvers master poe of modern ails deta some of the museum’s ho museum is in oldings. The m demmocracy. oway on the sit of Burns nat Allo te e icle tional Heritage Park. The arti ntains some lov pictures in con vely f ncluding one of the new If you are interes in purchasin this book, con f sted ng ntact Princeton lding. If you do have your copy of the m buil on’t magazine, visit Univ versity Press, 14 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, N Jersey 0861 445 y New 18 ww or ww.nts.org.uk fo more detailss. phone: 8 r 800-777-2726 or Fax: 503-227-5044. here is a group d Th if r discount of 40% i you order 5 or more. For thiss OTTISH HER SCO RITAGE MO OURNS THHE LOSS OF F discount, contact Mr. Steven C. B d t Ballinger, Prince eton University Prress, 812 SW Wa 225, Portland, OR 97205, phone ashington St #12 R L OF WEMY THE EARL MARCH YSS AND M 1 503-227-2411 or Steve_ Ball firstname.lastname@example.org Theeeritageofand it’ss Honorary Viccea President, frriendDecemberrsh H Earl Weym and March, long time mss d died of Scottis 12, 2008 in Edinb 6. burgh, aged 96 For some 45 years until 199 91 CA’S BRAEM AMERIC NDFATER MAR, GRAN ng N he played a leadin role in the National Trust for Scotland, NTAIN MOUN ser man ars rving as Chairm for 23 yea until 1967, w when he becam me birth of Scottis and the RE‐b ross America sh Identity Acr l h its President until 1991, when he was named P President Emmeritus. During his tenure the Trust acquired the majority of g e d This y T epic study of the revival of Scottish ide entity in the cluding Culzea Castle, the C its properties, inc an Castles of Mar, ited the Uni States has been years in t making. Do onald odie d ace. n Bro Castle and Falkland Pala In addition to his service to e Ma mer NC, acDonald, form Charlotte, N and Edinbu urgh, Scotland d, e s m the Trust, he was involved in many other activ vities, includin ng jour nded the Grand rnalist, co-foun ain dfather Mounta Highland ser man yal n rvice as Chairm of the Roy Commission on Ancient a and mes h Gam along with Agnes MacR Morton.Rae Historical Monum igh ments, Lord Hi Commissio oner to the Celebrations o Scottish iden C of none more read ntity flourish, n dily Ge ly ch eneral Assembl of the Churc of Scotland and Lord recoognizable than the Grandfath Mountain H n her Highland Game es. Lie ast eutenant for Ea Lothian. Ma acDonald's mas s sive ssive volume is a comprehens history of the H is survived by his wife Sh He d helagh, who pr to her rior st s, firs half-century of these games Eastern Ame erica's largest ma d d arriage to Lord Weymss in 1995 had served the Trust as "Ga ottish Clans." T athering o' Sco There are appro oximately 220 pro r ian operty manager of the Georgi House in E Edinburgh. Lord d histtorical photogr ude s raphs that inclu participants in the many Ne n o eidpath, his son by his first wife Mavis, also survives him commpetitive event and there is i ts information ab s bout the origins of d and is heir to the titles. tain cert Scottish cu ustoms, patron nd nymic names an pen portrait of ts Many member of Scottish Heritage will re M rs H emember Lord mous Scots who came to the N World. fam o New We is a emyss from hi attendance at the 1990 Gra andfather Mo s, w ountain Games of which he was Honored G Guest. With ke een Publisher: int f telligence and a wry sense of humor, he enl livened any gro oup S Southern Lion Bo ooks, 1280 Westm Madison, GA 3065 minster Way, Ma 50 of which he was a part. He will be sorely mis ssed by all who o r hernlionbooks.co or visit www.south om ew kne him. OF THE FOREST FLOWERS O mpathies to th Our sym he following Sc he families of th ge members: cottish Heritag , ro, 8 Charles McLendon, Greensbor NC 2/08 Dr. William C. Powell, Fayettevillle, NC 9/08 8 T Wemyss and March, Sco The Earl of W 12/08 otland, UK 1 Springs, NY Eugene W. McClelllan, Clifton S Y PAGE 3 Please purchase PDF Split-Merge on www.verypdf.com to remove this watermark. VISIT OUR NEW WEBSITE! STONE MOUNTAIN HIGHLAND S GAMES Scottish Heritage now has a new Website – www.scottishheritageusa.org . Please visit it and send us your cottish Heritage members and staff happily froze their fingers feedback. We think it’s quite wonderful and hope you do too. We at the 36th annual Stone Mountain Games in October. We met many look forward to hearing your comments. old friends and gained several new ones at our tent during this wonderful weekend. We must compliment Donald and Jane Boney for their tireless If you missed the Stone efforts in managing a terrific event. Thanks also go to William and Mountain Games this Winnie Steadley-Campbell who helped man our booth and year, you missed a real entertained a steady stream of customers. treat. Pictured here Of course our display could not have been complete without the with her mom is the 3 presence of Sylvia and Doug Talley, our hard-working volunteers. month old Highland The games were entertaining and the parade was impressive. “Coo” who made her Homecoming Scotland had a display near us and we were able to first appearance at hear about plans for the upcoming event. Several of Stone Mountain. our volunteer representatives attended the festivities and we The Clan Cameron Association will plant an oak grove, dedicated got to meet Ron Shankland (Florida) and his lovely wife to the memory of Cameron Clansmen from yesteryear and today, on and Jackie Seaman (Northeast) a plot of land at Achnacarry. and her husband Robert. The ceremony of official dedication will take place at Noon on 1 Special thanks to board August 2009. Bishop Douglas Cameron will officiate. member Bobby Groves III For more information visit the Cameron website at www.clan-cameron.org who was there through thick and thin and who can spin a great yarn! We hope to see many more For Upcoming Scottish Games and Festivals, check Winnie & William Steadley-Campbell of you at Grandfather out The Association of Scottish Games and Festivals and Doug & Sylvia Talley manning the Mountain. web site: www.asgf.org. Scottish Heritage Tables at Stone Mountain Scottish Heritage USA, Inc. 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