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Middle Tennessee Highland Games & Celtic Festival | Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Tent | Hendersonville, Tennessee • USA

September 7 @ 9:00 am - September 8 @ 5:00 pm PDT

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at the Middle Tennessee Highland Games & Celtic Festival in Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA. The International Clan MacFarlane Society will host a hospitality tent located in the Clans area of the event. The tent will be hosted by Sara Macfarlane, ICMS Commissioner to Tennessee.

The Middle Tennessee Highland Games: A Celebration of Scottish Heritage

The Games is an annual celebration of Scottish heritage, bringing together clans from across the United States to share their rich history and culture. One of the prominent clans participating in this event is Clan MacFarlane, known for its storied past and strong community spirit. For those interested in learning more about their MacFarlane roots, a visit to the Clan MacFarlane tent at the Middle Tennessee Highland Games is a must.

The Storied History of Clan MacFarlane

Clan MacFarlane, with its origins in the ancient lands surrounding Loch Lomond in Scotland, has a history that dates back to the early medieval period. The clan’s name is derived from the Gaelic “Mac Phàrlain,” meaning “son of Parlan,” a reference to their progenitor, Parlan or Bartholomew. The MacFarlanes played a significant role in Scottish history, particularly during the turbulent times of clan feuds and conflicts. Their bravery and resilience are celebrated in many Scottish legends and folklore.

Discover Your MacFarlane Roots at the Middle Tennessee Highland Games

At the Games, the Clan MacFarlane tent serves as a hub for members and enthusiasts to gather and celebrate their heritage. The tent is adorned with the clan’s distinctive tartan and crest, creating a welcoming atmosphere for all who stop by. Here, visitors can delve into the fascinating history of Clan MacFarlane through a variety of displays, including historical artifacts, genealogical records, and educational materials.

Engage with Clan Representatives at the Middle Tennessee Highland Games

Clan representatives are on hand to answer questions and share stories, providing a personal connection to the clan’s past. Whether you are a seasoned genealogist or a newcomer to Scottish heritage, the Clan MacFarlane tent at the Middle Tennessee Highland Games offers a wealth of information and resources to help you trace your ancestry and deepen your understanding of your MacFarlane roots.

Experience Scottish Culture Firsthand

In addition to learning about the clan’s history, visitors to the Clan MacFarlane tent at the **Middle Tennessee Highland Games** can also participate in various cultural activities. These may include traditional Scottish music performances, Highland dancing, and demonstrations of ancient crafts and skills. It’s a wonderful opportunity to experience the vibrant culture of Scotland firsthand and to connect with others who share a passion for their Scottish heritage.

Visit the Clan MacFarlane Tent at the Middle Tennessee Highland Games

So, if you find yourself at the Middle Tennessee Highland Games, be sure to stop by the Clan MacFarlane tent. It’s more than just a place to learn about history; it’s a gateway to understanding and celebrating your unique Scottish heritage. Whether you have MacFarlane ancestry or simply an interest in Scottish culture, the tent offers a warm welcome and a chance to be part of a proud and enduring legacy.



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