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2023 Annual World Gathering News

As all of you no doubt already know, July 2023 will mark the 50th anniversary of the reformation of our society (after disbandment as a result of world wars) in 1973.  To celebrate, we are going back to where the founding of the International Clan MacFarlane Society took place.  This summer, July 6-9th, we will be holding our 50th Annual World Gathering at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games near Linville, North Carolina, USA. Even though we have only begun to start the planning of this year’s event, the Games themselves have set some quickly approaching deadlines.
photo of The Old Laurel Hill Church McFarland Cemetary Laurinberg, NC, USA© International Clan MacFarlane Society, Inc. • MacFarlane.org


by Debbie MacFarland-Webb, Carolinas Commissioner Cape Fear, North Carolina, USA became home to approximately 1200 Jacobite prisoners (as indentured servants) following the 1715 and 1745 uprisings in Scotland. In addition to indentured…

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Promotional art for Grandfather Mountain Highland Games | Clan MacFarlane© MacFarlane.org

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games | Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Tent | Linville, North Carolina, USA

Join Us... For four days of Scottish heritage and culture during one of the Americas oldest Highland Games! Our annual hospitality tent will be hosted by Commissioners to North Carolina, Debbie and Neil Webb. Gather your MacFarlane family and…