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Battle of Dunbar Re-enactment weekend is here!

The Battle of Dunbar Re-enactment weekend is finally here! We have several Scottish Prisoner of War descendants and researchers from America attending the festivities in Scotland this weekend. Check out our re-enactment page for real-time updates from those attending this … Continue reading

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The Scots, Forgotten Founders of America

The Scots, Forgotten Founders of America…a free talk open to the public tonight in Charlestown, Massachusetts! WHEN: Tonight, Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm WHERE: Charlestown, Massachusetts, in the Education Room of the Bunker Hill Museum. HOSTS: The Charlestown … Continue reading

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NEW Timeline of SPOWs from the Battle of Dunbar to Charlestown, MA

Added October 24, 2015: The following is from Social and Economic Networks in Early Massachusetts: Atlantic Connections by Marsha L. Hamilton. Found at books.google.com: “After the Battle of Dunbar, Cromwell and the Council of State had to decide how to … Continue reading

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All 272 Names of the Scots on the “John and Sara” are listed!

This morning I have completed the list for the ship “John and Sara.” There are 272 counted. That does include the three completely blank slots which were apparently undecipherable when the transcriptions were made. These are the Scottish prisoners who … Continue reading

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New York Governor is Scottish POW Descendant

How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe’s Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in It by Arthur Herman, is one of the books on my shelves. The title may seem over the … Continue reading

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Scots for Sale!

The following is an excerpt from Rapaport, Diane. “Scots for Sale, The Fate of the Scottish Prisoners in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts,” (New England Ancestors. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2000-2009.) (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009.) … Continue reading

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