Armstrong Clan Society
Dedicated to the Armstrongs, Crosiers, Fairbairns, Grosiers, Nixons, etc and those interested in these surnames.
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Atlanta, GA, (Stone Mountain)
Braemar Gathering, Scotland
The Armstrong Clan Society has been organized to:
1) Seek friendship and unity among Armstrongs and associated families.
2) Provide for the preservation of Armstrong artifacts unique to the family and to maintain a library.
3) Serve as a genealogical and historical recorder of the membership,
4) Provide news, Armstrong history and genealogy via The Armstrong Chronicles,
5) Establish geographic membership representation.
All Armstrongs, Croziers, Fairbairns, Groziers and Nixons, regardless of spelling, and their descendants, are eligible for full membership in The Society. All others interested in furthering the goals of The Society may become associate members. In the United States and Canada, dues are $25 per year, including two adults and all minor children. In all other countries dues are $35 per year, payable in US funds.
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Annual General Meeting (AGM) Notice
ACS President, Peter Armstrong, announced that the 2014 AGM will be held at the North Alabama Scottish Festival on Saturday, October 4 at Sharon Johnston Park, New Market AL, 20 miles Northeast of Huntsville, AL. For more information visit http://www.tennesseevalleyscottishsociety.org.
News from The Clan Armstrong Trust in Scotland
"Armstrongs at the Eskdale”.
As a result of recent developments, especially the permanent loss of The Armstrong Museum in Lodge Walk,Langholm,Scotland, "The Trust" has been cooperating with a fledgling organization called The Langholm and Eskdale Visitor Network. The result is that the owners of the Eskdale Hotel, in the town center, have generously donated spacewithin the hotel where we can have a permanent display of Armstrong artifacts and historic memorabilia which memorabilia and will be called “Armstrongs at the Eskdale”. To launch this project we will be working hard over the summer to bring it to fruition for a Grand Opening, and Armstrong Gathering, held over the weekend of the 12th, 13th and 14th of September 2014. The opening of the display/exhibition will be on Friday the 12th followed by a formal dinner in the Eskdale Hotel and the remainder of the weekend will be taken up with visits to the Reiver Trail, Carlisle Castle and the Tullie House Museum.
If you would like to attend the opening email firstname.lastname@example.org. AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
If you would like to stay at the Eskdale Hotel contact email@example.com AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Reiver Trail Escorted Tour Fees
A fully escorted tour of the Reiver Trail in Scotland, using our local expert guides has a fee of £20.00 GBP per person plus 40 pence GBP per mile if the guide uses their private vehicle (minimum mileage charge is 60 miles). It is required that the ‘per person’ and ‘minimum mileage’ fees be paid before the tour begins. We apologize for any inconveniences this might cause. - From The Clan Armstrong Trust. www.thereivertrail.com
Lord Lyon, King of Arms, Recognizes an Honorable Company
known as The Armstrong Clan Society
On September 24, 1984 the Lord Lyon, King of Arms granted warrant to the Lyon clerk to matriculate in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland in the name of Armstrong Clan Society, Inc. "acting world-wide and in particular within the United States of America" to further the interests of the Armstrong family. Matriculated in the 8th day of February 1985 in the 110th page of the 62nd volume of the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland. Our coat of arms is located in the upper left hand corner of these pages.
Tidbits from some Armstrong Clan Society Publications
Many more interesting facts and stories at ACS Publications
Interested in hosting a ACS Tent at "The Games"? ACS members can email to firstname.lastname@example.org
ACS members are encouraged to submit items, articles, and pictures to email@example.com. Captioned photos from recent games and articles about Armstrong achievements have been very popular. Captioned photos of recent trips to our Scottish roots are also of great interest. Web space limitations may cause a “rotation” of the contents of our web site. So please be patient and understanding.
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Updated 9 Aug 2014