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2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) Notice

Annual General Meeting Notice   Council of Scottish Clans & Associations (COSCA) Saturday, July 9th, 2:00 – 4:00 PM Chieftain’s Tent, Games Field, Grandfather Mountain Highland Games   Agenda will include: Reports from the officers and committees Comments by visiting clan chiefs who are guests at the GMHG Elections to the Board of Trustees for […]

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The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Council of Scottish Clans & Associates (COSCA)

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Council of Scottish Clans & Associates (COSCA) 2:00PM, Saturday, July 11, 2015 Chieftain’s Tent, Grandfather Mountain Highland Games The Council of Scottish Clans & Associations (COSCA), founded in 1976 at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games (GMHG) as a nonprofit charitable corporation, held its annual general meeting (AGM) of […]

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My Dear Watson! The World Has Seen Nothing Like This In Eighty Years!

A new Sherlock Holmes story, by Arthur Conan Doyle, has been discovered in Selkirk by a retired historian in a book in his attic.  This is the first unseen Sherlock Holmes story by Sir Arthur C. Doyle in over eighty years.  You can read about the discovery and you can read the new story here.  […]

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Highland Titles: Built On Deception & Stolen Heritage Hopefully Soon Gone And Easily Forgotten

For those who have followed the Highland Title saga over the years, you may finally be able to draw this issue to a close, if a pack of Scottish land lawyers have their way.    The entire scheme of selling wee plots of ground in Scotland to buyers who then entitle themselves with really offensive […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Colonel Mustard Was A MacGregor?

Yes. It is quite possible that Colonel Mustard, Clue’s mysterious Brit with a cloudy military history, may have descended from Scotland’s most famous outlaw tribe, Clan Gregor. Had we known that fact we likely would have been far more skeptical when the Colonel turned up unexpectedly in the library with the knife and no explanation. […]

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Watch Live January 31 at 1:30pm EST: Diana Gabaldon Joins Our Expert Panel To Discussion 200 Years Of Historical Fiction

Wandering Scots Book Club has set up a barn burner for the first video hangout of 2015: Compare and Contrast Sir Walter Scott’s Waverley and Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series! Next Saturday, January 31st from 1:30pm – 3:00pm EST the WSBC Video Hangout panel will focus on the impact and influence of Scott’s timeless novel of the […]

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Attention Pipers: Would you like to play at the Edinburgh Tattoo?

Brigadier David Allfrey MBE, Chief Executive and Producer, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, has sent this: ‘Following the huge success of The Pipers’ Trail as part of the 2014 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, we are now looking to extend the scheme. Last year, we brought together a tremendous volunteer band of 27 pipers and drummers under […]

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EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: A New International Clans & Heritage Centre at Inverness Castle?

Inverness Castle presents a stunning sight above the River Ness as it flows through the ancient capital of the Scottish highlands.  The old stronghold was not designed for the special rigors of modern action but it has been kept in service as host of local courts and judicial business for years.   Might Inverness Castle serve a more fitting and useful […]

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Join iGive for COSCA and have fun!

Welcome to COSCA’s iGive.com Program! There are lots of ways you can participate and even earn donations for your own Scottish Clan, Family or other society!  Here is what you need to know: FIRST:  Just so you know, once you get set up every time you make an online purchase from one of the awesomely huge list of […]

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Invest In Your Scottish American Heritage

Heritage should never come to an end. But who makes sure? Heritage, language, places, relics, culture, values, ancestry.  They can all pass away in a surprised and exasperated heartbeat.  Unfortunately there is no governmental ‘Department of Scottish American Heritage’ that will keep our very special culture and history alive and relevant in this forward looking age.   How […]

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