GMHG News Features

News Features

For those who want to know... GMHG is all about the people.  The volunteers, the attendees who come to connect with their heritage, the dancers, the musicians, the athletes, the children, the clans....

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September 8, 2022

The Passing of Queen Elizabeth II Read Obituary The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games Board of Trustees and Staff wish to …

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May 31, 2022

GMHG Thursday night and Saturday parade with Novel Adventures® We have a very special group in attendance this weekend. Novel …

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Clan MacCallum/Malcolm

June 19, 2021

2021 Featured Clan About CLAN MACCALLUM/MALCOLM The names MacCallum and Malcolm derive from the Gaelic name of Saint Columba of …

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June 18, 2021

The Faces Of The Games Cornelia Groves      Cornelia and Bobbie Groves were dear friend of Agnes Morton, who …

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A Tribute to Pat Johnston

June 10, 2021

Jo Kalat Sandy Gribbin “This lovely lady will always hold a special place in my heart and many other dancers.  …

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Clan Morrison

June 7, 2021

2021 Featured Clan About CLAN MORRISON The Clan Morrison Society of North America will be holding its Annual Meeting at …

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Clan MacInnes

June 7, 2021

2021 Featured Clan The International Association of Clan MacInnes is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this summer…a year late due to …

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Who Is Sandy Jones?

May 31, 2021

Who Is Sandy Jones? Written by his daughter, Cathleen Jones Nixon I was asked to introduce the President of the …

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2021 Honored Clan & Chieftain of the Games

March 30, 2021

Honored Clan Clan Matheson A Very Brief History Of Clan Matheson Matheson comes from the Gaelic MacMhàthain, “son of the …

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GMHG Mourns the Passing of Donald Macdonald

February 18, 2021

Donald Francis Macdonald, a co-founder of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, passed away on February 18, 2021.  Donald was 94 …

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