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Celebrating Scottish culture and heritage in North Carolina's historic Cape Fear
region.
The amount of information that can be accessed via the Internet is astounding!  Assembled here are a variety of links to
important Scottish websites scattered across the globe.  Whether it's kilts, tartans, clans, music, books, food, scotch, history,
travel, St. Andrew, Sir Walter Scott, or Robert Burns, you can find something about any of these subjects through these sites.  
While we are unable to vouch for the accuracy or validity of these websites, we welcome your comments regarding blind or
dead links.  Thank you!
Clans
Tartans
Scotch
Electric Scotland - A deep and comprehensive website that explores clan names, history, families, septs, and clanship.
Rampant Scotland - Another hefty website with links to clans, families, surnames, histories, clan societies, and much more.
ScotClans - A Scotland-based guide to the clans of Scotland, clan history, and clan-related clothing and accessories.
Scots Connections - Find clan-related information about crests, highland dress, kilts, tartan fabric, and much more.
Scottish Tartans Authority - An interpretative website that details weaving, manufacturing, and historical aspects of tartans.
Tartans Of Scotland - Learn about styles, making, wearing, and history of tartans, and use their Tartan Search engine.
Tartan Store - Everything tartan: kilts, caps, tams, skirts, sashes, scarves, cummerbunds, bow ties, rugs, fabric, and more.
Scotch Whisky - Information on distilleries, bottlers, and clubs, plus single malt, single grain, blended, and pure whiskies.
Scotch Whisky Heritage Center - Discover how whisky is distilled in the heart of Edinburgh.  A great learning experience.
Whisky - Largest whisky website in the world with info on brands, tastings, distillery tours, and whisky-related events.
Music
MusicInScotland - Scottish, Celtic, Irish, roots, world, and folk music - choose from thousands of CD's, DVD's, and videos.
Music In Scotland - Massive site that promotes music and musicians with a Celtic connection to a world-wide audience.
Port City Pipes & Drums - Wilmington's favorite bagpipers and drummers perform year-round, solo to full ensemble.
Scottish Music Centre - A one-stop shop with information for anyone interested in Scottish music.  Over 30,000 items!
History
Castle Explorer - Whether it's a large fortress, or an old historical ruin, this site has 180+ castles from Scotland and beyond.
Moore's Creek National Battlefield - This critical skirmish of the Revolutionary War included Loyalist Scots and N.C. Patriots.
St. Andrews Scottish Heritage Center - A repository of Scottish history located at St. Andrews University in Laurinburg NC.
Robert The Bruce - Known as the soldier-king of Scotland, he fought with Wallace against the tyranny of the English Crown.
Robert Burns - The immortal memory of Burns is aptly captured on this extensive site.  Poems, song lyrics, and many links.
Saint Andrew - The patron saint of Scotland whose crucifixion inspired the design of the national flag, St. Andrew's Saltire.
Sir Walter Scott - Poet and historical novelist of Scotland who was known for his promotion of Scottish heritage worldwide.
Sir William Wallace - The hero and greatest patriot of Scotland's struggle for independence.  Learn about him at this site.
People
 
Clans of SSOW Members
Clan Gunn - This site is devoted to the Burruss and Gunn families of Virginia and features family trees and census records.
Clan Henderson - Membership site of Clan Henderson Society and its many surnames. Events, news, history and more.
Clan Johnston/e - Clan Johnston/e In America features history, origins, and links to numerous border families in Scotland.
Clan MacAulay - This clan sheltered William Wallace from the English and aided Robert the Bruce in his escape to Argyll.
Clan McLeod - Information for prospective members, upcoming events, newsletters, photos and genealogy links.
Clan Ramsay - The Clan Ramsay Association of North America has links, family history, and a calendar of upcoming events.
Clan Scott - The Clan Scott Society has extensive genealogy information, clan news, and links to many Scottish websites.

If you are an SSOW member, we want to link to your clan website(s).  Email
admin@wilmingtonscots.org with your info.
Scotlands People - The official government source of genealogical data for Scotland.  Get access to 50 million records.
Your Scottish Descent - Offering a professional family history research service to those who seek their Scottish ancestry.
Genealogy