The Harper's Scottish Page

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.

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 - Second Full weekend in July
Triad Games Archdale NC - Third Saturday in August
Flora Macdonald Highland Games Red Springs NC - First Fri./Sat./Sun. of October
Loch Norman Highland Games Huntersville NC - 3rd Weekend in April (2nd Weekend in 2003)
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

Jacksonville Scottish Highland Games Jacksonville Fl - Saturday after Presidents Day

Pictures From Recent Games

Check out Our Photo Album from the 2001 Grandfather Mountain games

Scottish Stores

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". we specialize in unusual Scottish goods that are not readily found at bricks & mortar stores or most web-stores

Celtic Signs Jim Potts carves 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. Check them out at
Clandestine is another Scottish Rock Band. Check out some of their music at
Celtic Soul is a high energy Celtic Rock band. You can find some of their music at
Bad Haggis is another Scottish Rock Band we like. (mp3's coming soon - check their site for details)

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)

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 sight)
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 inventions are the telephone, the tetrahedron and the hydrofoil. Bell also developed his own methods of teaching the deaf to speak.

2005 will be the 700th anniversary 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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