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The John Blue House and Cotton Gin
John Blue was an inventor and manufacturer of farm implements who lived in Scotland County in the late 1800s. His home and cotton gin as well as several restored cabins are available to tour.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
John Charles McNeill House and Memorial Gardens
John Charles McNeill was a well known poet from Scotland County. His restored birthplace is now a historic house museum celebrating his life and work.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The Scottish Heritage Center
The earliest settlers of Scotland County were Highland Scots. The Scottish Heritage Center celebrates the music, history, and culture of these ancestors.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Scotland County Court House in Laurinburg, NC
Scotland County Court House in Laurinburg, NC
This is the Scotland County Court House in Laurinburg, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
A Rainbow Lorikeet at the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park in Scotland Neck, NC
A Rainbow Lorikeet at the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park in Scotland Neck, NC
This is a Rainbow Lorikeet at the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park in Scotland Neck, North Carolina. The park provides educational tours and programs in the conservation of rare and endangered waterfowl.
Format: image/photograph
Graphic organizer: From Caledonia to Carolina
Graphic organizer designed to aid students' comprehension as they read an article about the immigration of Highland Scots to North Carolina in the colonial era.
Format: chart/lesson plan (grade 8 Social Studies)
By Pauline S. Johnson.
Ducks in a row at the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park
Ducks in a row at the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park
Ducks swim side by side at the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park in Scotland Neck, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
In Postwar North Carolina, page 2.7
The first annual Highland Games were held at Grandfather Mountain in 1956, with performances of Scottish songs and dances and to watch athletic events including foot races, wrestling, and the traditional caber toss. The Highland Games have since become the largest event of its kind in the country.
Format: article
Nannie Coleson, looper, at a textile mill in Scotland, Neck, N.C.
Nannie Coleson, looper, at a textile mill in Scotland, Neck, N.C.
Eleven year old Nannie Colson can be seen working as a looper at the Crescent Hosiery Mill in Scotland Neck, North Carolina. Sitting in a chair in front of a hosiery machine, she is absorbed in her work. She is so short that she is at eye-level with the machine....
Format: image/photograph
Pictish Man Holding a Human Head
Pictish Man Holding a Human Head
Hand-colored version of Theodor de Bry's engraving of a Pict (a member of an ancient Celtic people from Scotland). De Bry's engraving, "The true picture of one Pict," was originally published as an illustration in Thomas Hariot's 1588 book A Briefe and...
Format: image/illustration
Pictish Woman
Pictish Woman
Hand-colored version of Theodor de Bry's engraving of a Pict woman (a member of an ancient Celtic people from Scotland). De Bry's engraving, "The True Picture of a Women Picte," was originally published as an illustration in Thomas Hariot's 1588 book A...
Format: image/illustration
The True Picture of a Woman Neighbor to the Picts
The True Picture of a Woman Neighbor to the Picts
"The Trvve Picture of a VVomen Nigbour to the Pictes." Theodor de Bry's engraving of a member of a people neighboring the Picts in ancient Scotland. The illustration was published in Thomas Hariot's 1588 book A Briefe and True Report of the New Found...
Format: image/illustration
The True Picture of a Young Daughter of the Picts
The True Picture of a Young Daughter of the Picts
"The Trvve Picture of a Yonge Dowgter of the Pictes." Theodor de Bry's engraving of a young Pict woman (a member of an ancient Celtic people from Scotland), published in Thomas Hariot's 1588 book A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia....
Format: image/illustration
The True Picture of a Man of a Nation Neighbor Unto the Pict
The True Picture of a Man of a Nation Neighbor Unto the Pict
"The Trvve Picture of a Man of Nation Neigbour Vnto the Picte." Theodor de Bry's engraving of a member of a people neighboring the Picts in ancient Scotland. The illustration was published in Thomas Hariot's 1588 book A Briefe and True Report of the...
Format: image/illustration
United Kingdom (shaded relief map)
United Kingdom (shaded relief map)
Format: image/map
Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park and Eco-Center
One of the best field trip opportunities in northeast North Carolina, Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Center provides educational tours and programs in the conservation of rare and endangered waterfowl.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Scottish Highlands
Scottish Highlands
Glen Coe, in the Scottish Highlands.
Format: image/photograph
The True Picture of a Woman Pict
The True Picture of a Woman Pict
"The Trvve Picture of a VVomen Picte." Theodor de Bry's engraving of a Pict woman (a member of an ancient Celtic people from Scotland), published in Thomas Hariot's 1588 book A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia. The woman...
Format: image/illustration
First Presbyterian Church of Laurinburg, NC
First Presbyterian Church of Laurinburg, NC
This the First Prebyterian Church of Laurinburg, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
True Picture of One Pict
True Picture of One Pict
"The Trvve Picture of One Picte." Theodor de Bry's engraving of a Pict (a member of an ancient Celtic people from Scotland), published in Thomas Hariot's 1588 book A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia. The Pict stands with...
Format: image/illustration