Clan Society: The Organization

Slider Highland Games BandClan Johnston/e in America participates in various Scottish games and festivals throughout North America as well as other activities which foster awareness of Scottish and Clan history and culture. We publish a quarterly newsletter, the Spur and Phoenix, and collect historical and genealogical information about the Clan and other matters of Scottish interest. We also provide scholarships to study the Scottish arts, such as piping, drumming and highland dancing, and make available to members and others tartan and Clan-related merchandise.

The first meeting of our organization was held in October 1976 at the Stone Mountain Highland Games in Atlanta, Georgia

Come join us in celebrating our Scottish heritage! Please contact the President if you would like to become more actively involved, or if you have special skills which could be of use to our Clan.

Clan Johnston/e in America has been recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as an educational and charitable organization which is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Please feel free to email a request for information, use the links below to explore Clan Johnston/e in America and the history of the Scottish Johnstons and Johnstones, and support our organization by making an online donation through PayPal.

Our Genealogist is Barbara Hockman of Shawnee, Kansas, e-mail: Those tracing roots and lineage beyond documents and records may find the J/J/J (Johnson/Johnston/Johnstone) Surname DNA Project of particular interest.

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