President’s Page

Scott MacDougald In our mother tongue, fàilte oirbh gu Làrach-lìn Chomann Chlann MhicDhùghaill Ameireaca a Tuath. ‘S e rùn an làraich-lìn seo beagan dualchas nan Dùghallach a shealltainn dhuibh. Tha mi an dòchas gun còrd i ribh. On behalf of the members of the Clan MacDougall Society of North America, I would like to[…]

More Games Information

As part of our efforts to bring more useful and valuable information to members of the Society and the public at large, we are updating our web site to provide more information about Scottish Games and related activities across North America. This is the place to check for the latest information on where to find[…]

Society invites all to celebrate 50th Anniversary

In a little over three months, Clan MacDougall Society will mark the 50th anniversary of our founding. Everyone is invited, in face urged, to attend the festivities July 10 through 12 at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games (GMHG) in Linville, North Carolina in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. You’ll be joining other[…]

A New Look!

Welcome to the updated web page for the Clan MacDougall Society of North America. We have been working on a refresh of the site for some time, and it is finally ready to be unveiled. As with all web site refreshes, we expect there will be a few hiccups during the transition, so please bear[…]

Annual General Meeting

UPDATE: The 2014 AGM might be podcast from Grandfather Mountain in July. Watch for details! As announced in the year-end issue of The Tartan, our AGM location will begin to rotate between the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in Linville, NC, and sites elsewhere in the country. The Board of Directors hopes that by rotating AGM[…]

MacDougall and MacDowall Books and DVDs

The MacDowalls By Fergus D. H. Macdowall Editor-in-Chief, William L. MacDougall Editor, Scott A. MacDougald Associate Editor, Suzanne O. McDougal Production Editor, and eight talented Contributing Writers. The MacDowalls became available in June 2009. The book traces glories, tragedies, and accomplishments of the MacDowall kindred from their beginnings in Scotland and Ireland to their emigrations[…]

Clan Names

CLAN NAMES AND FAMILIES   Clan Names and Families Associated With Clan MacDougall of Argyll and Clan MacDowall of Galloway Welcome to the location of “The Clan Names and Families Associated with Clan MacDougall of Argyll and Clan MacDowall of Galloway”. We are presently constructing our presentation about the proud names who share our clan[…]


Dunollie tower with the Standard’s first flight at the International Gathering in 2009. Dunollie Castle is at the center of Lorn and its adjacent islands, the area in which MacDougalls and their associated families find their historical and cultural roots. The Castle, a symbol of our Clan heritage, holds a commanding position overlooking the Sound[…]