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Scottish Migration Book is at Printer

Posted by Ellen Hamilton on

A Scottish Migration to Alexandria is getting ready to go to press! I am offering $2 off each book. These Pre-Sale orders will be helpful with figuring out the print run. The book is full of color and black and white images, maps, sketches and current photography of the places where my subject, William Gregory lived and influenced. Paintings of William and his family members are included as well.

 

Editor Vera Pastore of Word Choreography and I are working dawn till dusk on this and going over every letter and decision. The print date is mid October.

 

The Pre-Sale discount of $2 off each book ends on September 30th. After that, the book will be available at the regular price. There is no limit on book orders at the sale price. In the checkout page, type in the discount code: PRE SALE, hit the purple Apply button, and $2 will be removed from each book. Your book(s) will be shipped to you in October.

 

Hopefully you will take advantage of this offer!

 

Fun Time at Scottish Games

The Virginia Scottish Games were good fun last weekend near The Plains, Virginia. The 2-day event was an all-out celebration of everything Scottish! Scottish garb, Scottish food, Scottish music, Scottish games, family clans and Scotland adoring groups were all there. I was in heaven with my head full of Scottish history, which I was able to tell anyone who stopped by our Scottish-American Women's Society table. I saw some of the people who had helped me out at that same festival five years ago! In 2017 I set up my video camera and did 19 interviews, to find out what people knew about their family history. I was interested to find out that, though some people did know their family history, most didn't know where their family came from, or why they left. I was also pleased to meet new people and tell them about my new book. Several people mentioned their plans to come to Alexandria's Scottish Walk, or parade, on December 4th 2021.