April 6, 2020 marked the 700th Anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath and is National Tartan Day in North America. Professor Donna Heddle, MA (Hons) PhD, FHEA, FSA SCOT, FRSA, University of the Highlands and Islands, made a special presentation that is now free to watch online.
The program includes two parts: A look back of the origins of Tartan Day in the United States—a day that recognizes the contributions of Scottish Americans—and another presentation titled “For freedom alone”: Is the Declaration of Arbroath the most important document in Scottish history?
Watch another webinar: All the Scottish Genealogy Sources You Didn't Know You Needed to Know
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