Organized to perpetuate Scottish traditions and culture, and open open to all persons of the age of eighteen or over who descends from a Scottish ancestor. The name of the society derives from St. Andrew, the brother of St. Peter is the Patron Saint of Scotland, and according to Scottish legend, the bones of the disciple were being taken to Scotland in the 4th century by St. Regulus when the ship was wrecked on the shore near the present town of St. Andrew's. Thus, through tradition, St. Andrew became the Patron Saint of Scotland.
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The Illinois St. Andrew Society
Organized in 1854 to sustain the Scottish heritage in music, literature, history, cultural exchanges and dance, and to assist fellow Scottish immigrants in adjusting to the rugged pioneer midwest. Offers a wide variety of programs, groups, and committees for Scottish genealogy, history, and business, as well as the Scottish Home for elderly Scots. Newsletter, membership qualifications, photos, events, and list of famous and infamous American Scots.
Java St. Andrew's Society
Features non-profit organization catering to the needs of people of Scottish heritage living abroad in Java.
The Saint Andrew's Society of Washington, D.C.
Charitable and social lineage organization with origins dating back to 1760 with membership open to those of Scottish birth or ancestry. Offers information on the society, membership requirements, events, programs, scholarships, newsletter, and links.
Singapore St. Andrew's Society
Lineage society for those of Scottish descent living in Singapore. Offers membership information, upcoming events, dances and sporting events, photos, committees, contacts, and links.
St. Andrew's Society of Connecticut
Membership organization for Scottish heritage and culture. Provides information on annual Scottish Festival as well as other events and membership.
St. Andrew's Society of New Hampshire
Features activities, events, and history of group working towards the preservation and advancement of Scottish arts and culture.
St. Andrew's Society of Southern Nevada
Membership is open to anyone of Scottish descent, or those with the love of Scotland. Society programs include meetings, dances and Scottish dance classes, highland games and events. Also includes photos, library information, and links.
St. Andrew's Society of Vermont
Promoting the Scottish culture in the arts and community, and hosts of the Quechee Scottish Festival held in October in Vermont. Offers calendar of events, games, dances, and festivals.
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