OTHER SCOTCLANS SITES
14 October 1788 - Today in 1788 the first steamboat experiment was held on Dalswinton Loch. Robert Burns was farming at Ellisland, just outside Dumfries, when he was invited by his landlord, Patrick Miller, to go out in a small experimental steamboat. The boat, which was fitted with an engine designed by William Symington, was the first paddle-propelled steamboat in the world, and Robert Burns was one of its first passengers »
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The World Wide Web Conference
The World Wide Web Conference is the global event to bring together the key influencers, decision makers, technologists, businesses and standards bodies shaping the future of the web.
Fort Wayne Scottish Cultural Society
Founded in 1986, the purpose of The Scottish Cultural Society is to promote and celebrate Scottish culture and heritage in Indiana. The society provides a variety of activities for its members and the community at large. We are proud to sponsor the Indiana Highland Games.
The Scottish Society of Greater Bloomington
The Scottish Society of Greater Bloomington was founded to provide a means for individuals of Scottish ancestry or interest to experience and participate in activities that celebrate the Scottish culture.
St. Andrew Society of Tallahassee, Florida
An Organization for Persons of Scottish Heritage by Birth, Marriage, or Interest in Scottish Traditions.