MacDuffee Clan Society of America, Inc.
Highlights from 2023

Grandfather Mountain Highland Gathering

Our Annual General Meeting of the MacDuffee Clan Society was held July 8th, 2023 at the Chief’s Tent on Grandfather Mountain. The financial report was provided by David McDuffie, VP and Treasurer. Our Clan Society introduced a new parade banner which features a stylized version of sixteenth century (1539) carved grave-slab of Murchardus MacDufie located in the Oronsay Priory displayed on the ancient colors of our tartan.

Old Orchard Beach Scottish Festival

This year Donna McDuffee Infantino once again had the honor to convene at the Old Orchard Beach Scottish Festival in Old Orchard Beach, ME on June 3rd, 2023.

Upcoming Events

We will convene our Annual General Meeting (AGM) Saturday July 13, 2024, 1:30-2:30 pm on Grandfather Mountain. We will meet in the Chieftain's Tent as we have the last few years and conduct our regular business including the election of officers for 2024-2025. In addition, there will be an important update from the Council of Presidents regarding the settling of the Name of the Clan and the process for identifying a qualified New Clan Commander. All individuals regardless of membership in a Society that are of the name are eligible to participate in determining the name and the Commander process.

We will return to the Loon Mountain Games the third weekend of Sept 2024 in Lincoln, NH. The dates are September 20-22, 2024.

Both games have very professional websites at GMHG.ORG and where you can view videos about the games and review all the ticket options available for the times you would like to visit. Again please monitor our website for potential changes.

Possible Games For Your Consideration Include

Feb 24, 2024 Suncoast Scots, Manatee County Fairgrounds, 1402 14th Ave W, Palmetto, FL 34221

July 11-13, Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, MacRae Meadows, Blowing Rock Hwy, Linville, NC 28646

July 29, 2024 Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival, Look Park 300 North Main Street, Florence (Northampton), Massachusetts 01062

Aug 10, 2024 The CNY Scottish Games & Celtic Festival, Long Branch Park, Long Branch Road, Liverpool, NY 13088

Contact hotels early as the Games are held in smaller communities where lodging fills up quickly.

Dr Joseph John Morrow, The Right Honourable the Lord Lyon King of Arms (left) with Society President, Tom MacDuffee (right) at Loon Mountain.