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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

A BRIEF HISTORY OF SCOTS
IN NORTH CAROLINA

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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Loch Norman Highland Games | Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Tent | Huntersville, North Carolina, USA

Join Us! The International Clan MacFarlane Society will host a Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Tent at the Loch Norman Highland games at Historic Rural Hill - Huntersville North Carolina. The Tent will be hosted by Neil & Debbie Webb, Commissioners…
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Grandfather Mountain Highland Games | Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Tent | Linville, North Carolina, USA

Join Us For An Event Fifty Years In The Making In 1973, our Society was reformed after years of fall-off as the result of World Wars and economic depression.  It was at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games of that year, that the International…
promotional art for Scotland County Highland Games Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Tent Laurinburg, North Carolina USA

Scotland County Highland Games | Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Tent | Laurinburg, North Carolina • USA

Join Us,... at the Scotland County Highland games in Laurinburg, North Carolina. The tent will be hosted by Debbie McFarland-Webb and Neil Webb, Commissioners for the Carolinas, USA. Come join us for a day of Clan Fellowship and fun! About…