National Tartan Day (American)

Something new for us to celebrate!

Americans of Scottish descent have played a vibrant and influential role in the development of the United States. From the framers of the Declaration of Independence to the first man on the moon, Scottish-Americans have contributed mightily to the fields of the arts, science, politics, law, and more. Today, over eleven million Americans claim Scottish and Scotch-Irish roots — making them the eighth largest ethnic group in the United States. These are the people and accomplishments that are honored on National Tartan Day, April 6th.

May I say it is so weird to be so late to a party?

Our Scottish names to celebrate today:

Through the Oesterlings: Dunbar

Through the Kradels: Ralston, McClung, Sharp, Elder, and Larimore

There is also a clan Somerville for Molly and Eliza.

Scottish names on my Mother’s side: Sutherland and Hayes

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