The Harper's Scottish Page

Check out the pictures  from our recent trip to Scotland

General Scottish

The Gazetteer for Scotland is a vast geographical database, featuring details of towns, villages, bens and glens from the Scottish Borders to the Northern Isles. It includes tourist attractions, industries and historic sites, together with histories of family names and biographies of famous people associated with Scotland.

The goal of Gathering of the Clans is to act as a single point of reference for information about Scottish Clans, culture, history and events.

Scottish Heritage, USA (SHUSA), was founded in 1965 to recognize and enhance the original bonds of ancestral and national character among peoples of Scotland and North America. In practical terms, its mission translates into support of the National Trust for Scotland and like-minded Scottish conservation and preservation societies.

Did You Know? Facts About Scotland This is a miscellany of facts and information about Scotland ranging from the practical (such as population, climate and geography) to more unusual aspects (including the oldest bar in Glasgow, the tallest man in Scotland and the origins of Princes Street and Argyle Street). You can test your own knowledge of Scotland and amaze your friends with your insight - or arrange a quiz using the information contained in these pages.

Intermail is an international corporation which publishes special reports for distribution in the world's leading media and on the Internet.


Electric Scotland where you'll find over 8,000 pages of information on Scottish history and clans as well as people and places of Scots descent. They've got books on Scottish history for you to read, recipes for you to enjoy, Scots language and stories in Real Audio to listen to and tourist information on Scotland. Thay also have a great Web Board community in which you can message and chat and lots more to see.


Scotlands National Newspaper online


Tartans of Scotland The definitive Guide to tartans on the Web

Find Your Tartan

Scottish Highland Games and Celtic Festival Listings

Listing of Games

Some of the games we attend

Grandfather Mountain Linville NC - 2nd Full weekend in July
Triad Highland Games Greensboro NC - 1st Weekend in May
The Uwharrie Scottish Festival and Games - Stanly County NC - New Game in 2007 - 2nd Saturday in April
Flora Macdonald Highland Games Red Springs NC - 1st Fri./Sat./Sun. of October
Loch Norman Highland Games Huntersville NC - 3rd Weekend in April
Waxhaw Scottish Highland GamesWaxhaw, NC - Last Saturday in October
Appalachian Highland Games & Scottish Festival Murphy, NC - 1st Sat after Labor Day
Foothills Highland Games Hendersonville, NC - 1st weekend in Nov
Celtic Music Festival at Historic Bethabara Park Winston-Salem, NC - 2nd Saturday in May
Mint Hill, NC Mint Hill NC - 4th Saturday in March

Northeast Florida Scottish Games and FesivalGreen Cove Springs (Jacksonville) Fl - last Saturday in February

Pictures From Recent Games

Check out Our Photo Album from the 2001 Grandfather Mountain games

Scottish Stores

Near and Far Scottish Your source for crest Jewelry, drinkware and plaques, Highland garb and tartan. Specializing in custom clan crested items
Great Scot Importers of Fine Scottish Goods. - Scottish and Highland Clothing and kilts.
The Celtic Trader source for Celtic and Appalachian music, music books and small instruments.
Dunedin Scottish "Quality without Question".
The Scottish Grocier Purveyors of Gourmet and Traditional Scottish Food and Drink and gift baskets that are hard to find in your local store and deli. The Scottish Grocer is a specialty food supplier of food and beverage products manufactured in Scotland

Celtic Signs Jim Potts makes homeplace signs and other home accents in Celtic lettering and designs on naturally weathered wood from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

Great Scottish Music

Seven Nations (7N) is a great Scottish Rock Band.
Clandestine is another Scottish Rock Band.
Celtic Soul is a high energy Celtic Rock band.
Bad Haggis is another Scottish Rock Band we like.

Full Moon Ensemble is a true listening experience. To hear some of their music check out this link.(You will need Real Audio to listen)

Clann An Drumma means "Children of the Drum" - and that's exactly what we are - an exciting, energetic & rhythmic band, from Glasgow in Scotland. Our music has been passed down to us from our ancestors and is dominated by rhythm, enhanced by the skirl of the pipes, flavored with enchanting vocals and wrapped in the warmth of our country !

Visit Highlander Radio for the best in Celtic music!

Clan Pages

The Clan Campbell Society Homepage
The Clan Wallace Society Homepage
The Clan Buchanan Society International Homepage
The Clan Smith Society Homepage
The House of Gordon USA Homepage

Famous Scottish People

By far the sexiest Scott is Sean Connery (so says Marcia - so check out this site)
Another Sean Connery Page. This site has a "links page" with lots of other Sean sites

Alexander Graham Bell is one of the world's most famous inventors, a man whose discoveries changed the world forever. His best known invention is the telephone, the tetrahedron and the hydrofoil. Bell also developed his own methods of teaching the deaf to speak.

2005 will be the 700th anniversery of the death of William Wallace. Plans are underway for a Walk for Wallace to bring the "Spirit of Wallace" back to Scotland.

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