Kirkin o' the Tartan
Sunday 14 Oct 2012 2:00 PM
The little white church on the hill (an old
now only open by appointment) will again the be site for
the annual Kirkin' o the Tartan.
After the Battle of Culloden in 1745, all forms of Scottish nationalism,
including the tartan, were banned. During that time, churchs would have a service
where people would have a small piece of their tartan under their clothes near
their heart. During the prayer for "family" they would touch the tartan.
Years later, when the ban was repealed, it became a nationalistic, kilted church service.
All are welcome. Kilts are welcome but not required.
Directions: Take National Ave. to W234 S7110 Big Bend Drive, Big Bend, WI 53103.
0r--Hwy 43 West, get off on Hwy 164 and turn right (north) to National, turn right (east).
0n your left is MacDonalds. The church is across the road.
--Priscilla "Pete" Kucik
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