Monthly Archives: August 2013

International Gathering of Clans for Bannockburn 2014

Next summer Scotland will commemorate the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn with the International Gathering of Clans for Bannockburn in Stirling on June 28 and June 29 of 2014. The National Trust for Scotland will stage a three-day … Continue reading

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Catherine Bryan Sloan obituary

Following is the obituary for Catherine Bryan Sloan which was forwarded to me by Jasper Parham. Catherine Bryan Sloan, native of Sampson County, died on August 9, 2013, at Twin Lakes Center in Burlington, North Carolina, where she had resided … Continue reading

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Castle Craig is the oldest castle on the northern shore of the Black Isle. Thomas Urquhart obtained the castle in 1561, and it was the property of the Urquhart lairds in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. This towerhouse lies in … Continue reading

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