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Scottish Society of Wilmington
Ceud Mile Failte!  A Hundred Thousand Welcomes!
You've reached www.wilmingtonscots.org, the domain for the Scottish Society of Wilmington
(SSOW)
and a resource of Scottish culture and heritage in North Carolina's historic Cape Fear region.  
This website is meant to educate and inform visitors who seek to learn more about the historical role of
Scots in and around New Hanover county, throughout North Carolina, and all across the United States
and North America.  We hope that you enjoy your experience on our site and we urge you to visit often.
Celebrating Scottish culture and heritage in North Carolina's historic Cape Fear region.
 
 
 
 
 
Join Us!
We welcome your support and participation.  If you'd like to join the Scottish Society of Wilmington,
please click on this link to open a pdf file of our membership application:
SSOW Membership Application
 
SSOW Crest
    Watch this page for future events sponsored by the
   
Scottish Society of Wilmington
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Year-round ....................................................................... Various Scottish Highland Games
The SSOW travels to highland games all across the Carolinas, and we welcome your
participation. Join us for a Scottish weekend soon!  Details posted on this website.


January 2015 ................................................................. Robert Burns Supper & Celebration
It's our annual tribute to the noble bard of Scotland.  Expect great food, bagpiping,
whisky, haggis, a silent auction and more.  Need information on this event? Send an
email to
scott@scottcromartie.com.


February 2015 .......................... Commemoration of the Battle at Moore's Creek Bridge
Re-enactments, musket & cannon firings, music, and more are all a part of this important
historic weekend just 25 miles from Wilmington.  Visit
Moore's Creek National Battlefield
for event updates and directions to the park.


April 2015 .................................................................... SSOW Ceildh & National Tartan Day
We invite you to share food, merriment & song with us as we celebrate National Tartan
Day with a Ceildh. The public's invited, so get more information on this event by calling
910-256-3798.


October 2014 ......................................................................................... Kirkin' O' The Tartans
First Presbyterian Church of Wilmington invites you to this remembrance of the rich and
devout heritage of the Scottish Reformation. For details please contact the church office
at 910-762-6688 or visit www.firstonthird.org.


November 2014 .................................... St. Andrews Day Celebration & Annual Meeting
We celebrate the patron saint of Scotland with a casual potluck supper and plenty of
music and fun.  You can also meet the officers and board members of the SSOW.  
SSOW News & Events
Many thanks to everyone who attended the SSOW Social & Gathering of Scots at
Halligan's Public House (Lumina Station) on Monday, May 12.  We enjoyed a Scottish quiz, a
presentation on the McCord clan, a sing-a-long, a friendly debate on the referendum of Scottish
Independence, great food, and the company of friends, family and fellow Scots!