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Ceilidh at Stewart Society Gathering 2014 Picture by Tiggy Claustres

Ceilidh at Stewart Society Gathering 2014 Picture by Tiggy Claustres

The winner of The Stewart Society piping composition competition plays for the guests

The winner of The Stewart Society piping composition competition plays for the guests

Waulking the tweed.  Stewart Society Gathering 2014 Picture by Christina Stewart

Waulking the tweed. Stewart Society Gathering 2014 Picture by Christina Stewart

Scotland: around the world day

How adorable is this? Scottish Highlander - Homemade costumes for boys.My little Scotch man needs a kilt.

Clans of the Scottish Highlands 1847 Plates 1-54, Plate 005 :: Costume Institute Fashion Plates

Clans of the Scottish Highlands 1847 Plates Plate 005 :: Costume Institute Fashion Plates

The sett is based on the Royal Stewart. The tartan is widely available today but no details of its origin can be found.  Sometimes known as MacBeth

The sett is based on the Royal Stewart. The tartan is widely available today but no details of its origin can be found. Sometimes known as MacBeth

The "Hunting Stewart", a green tartan which has served as the "universal" Scottish tartan.

Electric Scotland is all about the history of Scotland, Scots and Scots-Irish people in Scotland and around the world.

The General Assembly of 1991 officially designated pattern known as the Carolina Tartan to be the official State Tartan (Session Laws, 1991, c. 85).    A unique blend of red, azure, black, yellow, green and white, the Carolina Tartan was first registered with the Scottish Tartans Society in 1981, and is also the Official Tartan for South Carolina.  ^cs

Carolina Tartan - State Tartan of North Carolina - I want a chair in this pattern one day!

"Perhaps the most significant difference of the colonial fighting men was their temperament.  The traits that exiled the Scots-Irish to the frontier became sought after attributes in soldiers.  Any earlier disaffection for their quick-tempered bravado was lost when the cause of freedom swept through the Provinces."  ("Scots and Scotch Irish Frontier Life" - Larry J Hoefling) George Washington's Army: Historical Reenactors of America's 18th Century Heritage

"Perhaps the most significant difference of the colonial fighting men was their…

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