Clan MacMillan International

Clan MacMillan International

Clan MacMillan Society of North America 2024 Gathering

The 2024 Gathering to be held in Ridgeland MS from October 23 to 27.

The gathering will feature three full days of tours, a presentation on genealogy and DNA, a CMSNA business meeting and the traditional banquet. And, of course, meeting and reconnecting with other MacMillans from around the world.

CMSNA is pleased to announce that Arthur and Barbara MacMillan, Chief George’s son and daughter-in-law, will be attending the Clan MacMillan Gathering in Mississippi. Arthur is George’s eldest son and will be the next Chief of Clan MacMillan. Let’s show our support for Arthur with a good turnout of MacMillans from all over in October.

Registration is Wednesday, October 23 at Springhill Suites from noon until 7:00PM. Refreshments will be available free of charge. The traditional Gathering banquet will be Saturday evening. Sunday will be departure day. Thursday, Friday and Saturday will also include the following activities (included in the registration fee) highlighting Mississippi's rich history and culture:

- Tour Natchez Antebellum Homes These will include the Longfellow House and another site TBA.

- Mississippi Delta Blues Trail Tour This will feature two key sites, the B.B. King Museum and the Grammy Museum in Cleveland MS.

- Vicksburg Military Park The Battle of Vicksburg was actually a 47-day siege. On achieving victory the Union took possession of the Mississippi River dividing the South in half and, with the victory at Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War. Read more on the National Military Park website.

- State Capitol at Jackson This is Mississippi's third state capitol, the building serving since 1903. See the capitol's website.

Accommodations

Accommodations are not included in the registration fee. A group rate for attendees is available at SpringHill Suites Jackson Ridgeland/The Township at Colony Park. Rates start at $149 USD per night. Reservations must be booked by September 23. Visit the hotel's website for more information or to reserve accommodations.

Meals and transportation

If staying at Springhill Suites breakfast will be included Thursday through Sunday. In most cases lunch is included on tours. Dinner for Thursday and Friday not included. The banquet is included in the fee. Transportation to those activities listed is included in the registration fee.

Community of the Tonsured Servant Investiture

MacMillans are invited to join the Community of the Tonsured Servant (CTS). Find out more about CTS. There is, tentatively, to be an investiture. If you would like to join or have questions contact Blanche McMillan by email.

Fundraiser for Clan MacMillan International Centre (CMIC).

To support CMIC, CMSNA Gatherings feature a raffle. If you wish to contribute a unique item please contact Butch McMillan.

Registration

To register please download the registration PDF and fill out a registration form and mail it with a check to:

Butch McMillan
PO Box
1292 Kosciusko MS 39090

For more information contact Butch McMillan at 601-953-1949 or by email.