The American Clan Gregor Society, Inc is a genealogy-based charitable organization whose members consist primarily of lineal descendants of MacGregors who emigrated from Scotland to America. It was organized in 1909, making it one of the oldest Scottish clan societies in the United States.
The objectives of our Society are:
To gather Gregors, MacGregors, together in clanship.
To promote, foster and collect patriotic, historical and genealogical records for compilation, publication and addition to the History of the American descendants of the Clan Gregor of Scotland.
To aid descendants within the Clan Gregor.
Attention ACGS Members!
If you have changed your address, log in to the Member Only section and open your record. You can then change the address/phone/email yourself. If you are unable to do so please notify the Society’s Treasurer.
The 2018 Gathering
September 28 – 29, 2018
The Gathering will be held at the Embassy Suites in Buckhead, Atlanta.
This hotel offers:
Two (2) room king suites for everyone (some double bed suites also available) with microwave, coffee maker and frig in every room. A hot, cooked to order, breakfast each day is included in the room rate.
In-house catering is by Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse.
Buckhead is the home for shopping (Lenox Mall, Phipps Plaza, all available with a free shuttle).
Buckhead is also home to the best dining in the State (and City).
You can book your hotel room now using the button below.
To learn more and register for the Gathering, go to the 2018 Gathering page or click here.
Our Guest Speaker is Michael Newton, Ph.D., noted Gaelic Scholar who was awarded a Ph.D. in Celtic Studies from the University of Edinburgh in 1998 and was an Assistant Professor in the Celtic Studies Department of St Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia 2008-2013. He has written several books and numerous articles about Gaelic culture and history and is the leading authority on Scottish Gaelic heritage in North America. His books will be available for purchase at the Gathering. He will speak on:
“Minstrels, Ministers, and Refugees:
A Short History of Clann Ghriogair Contributions to the Native Musical and Literary Traditions of the Scottish Highlands”
Educational Assistance (Scholarships)
The application deadline for scholarship applications has passed. This next cycle of scholarships will be 2019 with a deadline for applications being April 1, 2019. Check out the Educational Assistance tab to see what is offered and how to apply. There you will also see details of the piping scholarship at the North American Academy of Piping and Dancing in Valle Crucis, NC.
Get the latest American Clan Gregor Society news here by clicking on this link (This will direct you to Dropbox. Once there click on “Download” on the top right of the page and select “Direct download” to view the newsletter or “Save to my dropbox” to save a copy)
American Clan Gregor Society, Inc is a proud member of COSCA (Council Of Scottish Clans and Associations)