Discovering One's Scottish Past through Storytelling and Oral History—Part 3

Wednesday, April 20 at 04:00pm EDT
Online
Program
Sponsored by the American Scottish Foundation and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

In hearing the stories and tales of the past from those who remember, we can discover our Scottish past. Join us as we learn from leading projects underway in Scotland that help bring color to people and history.

South Uist

Journey to the Outer Hebridies with Donnie Steele, who tells the story of the people of South Uist, their tartan, and their ownership of the community. Plus, he tells Flora MacDonald’s fascinating story.

Shetland

Travel north, and back in time, as Dr Andrew Jennings MA (Hons) MSc FHEA, relates the history of the Shetland Islands, and how to find family history there.

 

To learn more about Part 1 of this event on Wednesday, April 6, visit nygbs.org/tartan-day!

To learn more about Part 2 of this event on Friday, April 8, visit nygbs.org/scottish-stories!