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[…]

Society assists castle restoration project by funding reports needed for grant application

In the Christmas 2012 edition of the Tartan newsletter our president, Peter Clepper, reported on our urgent November 2012 donation to the Dunollie Preservation Fund to immediately assist Dunollie Castle. He said: “This past month, we also convened our first web-based Board meeting. At that meeting, we agreed to an emergency request from Dunollie for[…]

Clan MacDougall Society of North America donates more than $9,000 toward renovation and preservation of Dunollie Castle

Past-president Richard T. MacDougal spoke to our Clan Chief and others during a formal dinner at Argyll Gathering Hall in Oban on July 22. Here is the text of his remarks: Madam MacDougall, Project Director Catherine Gillies, distinguished guests, MacDougall clanfolk, friends: While our celebration today is not the end, but only an early stage[…]