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--Reprint of Diary of David C. Bean (1841-) of Brentwood, NH (Fam. #4100)

--Reprint of Diary of Ulysses S. Bean (1868-1913), son of Philander Bean of Rose Ranch, CA (Fam. #1613)

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This picture is a design by the Celtic Jackalope business that they put on t-shirts and polos (and probably some other things). Our Clan Treasurer used this retailer for shirts at the last Clan Reunion in California. I am in the process of having them find some polo shirts to match the azure in the Clan MacBean tartan and the Ancient Red (kind of a soft orange) in both the McElvain and MacBean Ancient tartans. ...

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Clan MacBeanI've always been pretty much a polo kind of guy instead of T-shirt. Especially since I'm not one of the athletes at a games.

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Gillies MacBeanLook great Jeff Bean would be great to have a polo shirt with this :)

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Travis Beattie

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Sherry MillerSounds great, would love to have some attire!

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Elizabeth ThomsonLove it.

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Mark TomlinsonDavid Lindsey this is the crest I need to show and tell you about !!!

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Mary T. Beanlove your clan MacBean stories aw just everything

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Timothy J. BeanLooks great

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Rick BainYep have bought from them for years :)

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Buster BeanWhere can I get one?

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Deanna Elizabeth BeanThat looks really cool!!

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Al MenardAye,polo shirts cousin!

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Chris ShoultsI'd buy a high quality polo or rugby shirt.

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Joe TuckerI'd buy one

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Krístòfür ÇönnérAlso as a tattoo

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Krístòfür ÇönnérI have this on a shirt!

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Hello, we will be having a family reunion for the North Carolina/South Carolina Bayne Family members and would love suggestions of where to purchase Clan MacBean/MacBain materials. ...

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Clan MacBeanThe Clan Organization is pretty much out of the selling business. Bob MacBain, our treasurer had shirts made by the Celtic Jackalope and I have corresponded with them. Zazzle and Cafepress both have Clan MacBean and McBain designs on a variety of items. Scotweb took over the mill that made McElvain tartan and has a variety of items that they could make in MacBean.

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Clan MacBeanScottish Lion, Alberene Royal Mail, and Celtic Croft are also some major retailers.

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These are the details of the extended tour option after the Clan MacBean main reunion tour.

Name Peter McIllwain – McBean Clan Gathering
Tour No: T15289
Arrival Date: 10th August 2016 – Extended Tour
Package: Touring Vacation
Accommodation Summary: The Piersland Hotel, 3 Nights, 4 Star Hotel, Troon

Tour highlights Thomaston Castle, Culzean Castle and Crossraguel Abbey
Price Per Person Sharing £ 720 Single Occupancy £ 885

Route

On your extended tour you will travel to Ayrshire where you will explore your clan heritage. Your two day trip will be spend travelling around Ayrshire enjoying visits to a number of heritage sites which has a clan connection to the the McIlvean family- also known as “The House of Grimmett”.

You will stay in a four star modern hotel in Troon which has a great restaurant and is in close proximity to Troon Beach. In the evenings you could enjoy a drink in the bar or walk into town and enjoy a few beverages In the local bars.

During your trip you will have a coach and driver to take you around the site in Ayrshire, providing you with a comfortable journey so you can sit back and enjoy the views in the company of your fellow clansmen.

***All attraction entry fees which are included in the package are presented in bold***

Itinerary

Date:
August Itinerary Overnight at:
Wed 10 Aug Main Tour
This morning check out of your hotel in Edinburgh and board your coach. You will travel to Stirling where you will visit the Stirling Castle and enjoy a guided tour from your guide. You will then visit the Battle of Bannockburn centre to learn more about the famous Robert the Bruce and the famous battle.
The coach will then take all who are departing this afternoon to Glasgow airport.
Extended tour begins
Those staying on the extended tour a separate coach will collect you in Stirling and take you to Ayrshire.
A guide is not included on the extended tour.
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included this morning only.
Dinner is included in your hotel this evening Troon
Thu 11 Aug Today you will explore Ayrshire.
Included today is a visit to Grimmet – the site of a historic castle which no longer stands however there are some interesting markings and the original moat which you can view.
You will then travel to Attiquin Farm which was one of the original lands once granted to the family.
You will then have lunch in a local restaurant.
After lunch the group will travel to Thomaston Castle once home to the McIlvean/McIllwain family.
You will then enjoy a tour of Culzean Castle this afternoon where you can learn more about the castle’s history and enjoy the beautiful castle.
If time permits the group can visit Lady Cross/Battle of Gorse near Maybole. The scene of the battle within the Kennedy family.
Lunch is included today
Dinner is included in a local restaurant this evening
Coach and Driver included today
Fri 12 Aug This morning board your coach and travel to Crossraguel Abbey where a McIllwain was the administrator in 1523.
You will then travel to Largs for the afternoon. Here you will travel to the site of the Battle of Largs. For his part in the battle a McIllwain was granted land in Ayrshire.
Lunch will be included in a local restaurant this afternoon.
Dinner included in a local restaurant this evening. Troon
Sat 13 Aug This morning check out of your hotel and board your coach which will take you to Glasgow Airport for your return journey home taking with you the memories of Scotland.
All Reservations are Subject to Availability
Package Details
3 nights accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels as specified
Coach and Driver including airport transfer
Entry to Culzean Castle
Lunch each afternoon
Dinner each evening
Based on x 10 Adults sharing double/twin rooms
Maps and guidebooks
Detailed Final Itinerary
Local taxes (VAT at the current rate of 20%)
Meet & Greet service on arrival in Scotland
24hr emergency assistance from Scotland Tours

Payment Information Sharing Single Occupancy
Tour Cost per person £ 720 £ 885
Deposit Due on Confirmation 25% £ 180 £ 221
Balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival £ 540 £ 664

Currency and Exchange Rate Information
All tours are payable in GB£

Attractions
So that your tour offers flexibility the attractions we have mentioned each day can be paid on entry. However, we have incorporated a few attractions where pre booking is necessary.

Items not included
Flights, lunches, drinks, dinners (except where stated), entrances to places of interest, travel insurance, incidentals charged to the room and any other items not mentioned in the itinerary.

Accommodation
The tour cost has been based on the hotels noted (Subject to availability)

Meals
Breakfast is included each morning.
Lunch is included each afternoon
Dinner is included each evening

Payment Options
We offer different methods of payment that you can choose from. Not everyone in the group must take the same payment option. Individuals in the group may choose different methods of payment if they wish.
• 25% deposit at time of booking and the 75% balance 8 weeks prior to arrival
• Equal monthly instalments from now until two months prior to your arrival date. We will simply charge your credit card on your preferred date each month.

Ready to pay your deposit?
We have a few different ways to pay your deposit so you can secure your package and we can begin making your arrangements for you. If you need help with any of the choices below, please contact your tour specialist and we’ll be happy to assist you.

Pay by credit card: In order to pay your deposit by credit card, click here – you’ll need your Tour Number (which is at the top of your first page under “Lead Name” and begins with a “T”). Please be sure to check your credit card number, expiration date, and the CCV number (the 3-digit number on the back of your card – we cannot process your payment without it) for errors.

Pay by bank: If paying by international wire transfer please advise your bank of the following information and ask them to quote the tour reference number as stated:
Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland
Branch: Durie Street, Leven KY8 4EW
Account Name: Scotland Tours Co Ltd
Reference Number: T15289
Sort Code: 832424
Account Number: 00202390
IBAN Number: GB80 RBOS 8324 2400 2023 90
SWIFT BIC: RBOS GB2L

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Araanna Bowling TillmonI'm really going to try and do this :-)

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Bonnie MacBeanThis would be a wonderful adventure!

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The following are the details for the main Clan MacBean portion of the reunion next summer. Read carefully and make sure you comply with payment requirements expressed in the invitation I posted earlier........

Name Peter McIllwain – McBean Clan Gathering
Tour No: T15289
Arrival Date: Wednesday 3rd August 2016
Package: Touring Vacation
Accommodation Summary: The Moorings Hotel, 1 Night, 4 Star Hotel, Fort William
Kingsmills Hotel, 4 Nights, 4 Star Hotel, Inverness
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, 2 Nights, 4 Star Hotel, Edinburgh

Tour highlights Jacobite Steam Train, Culloden Battlefield, Edinburgh Castle and Royal Military Tattoo.
Price Per Person Sharing £1975 Single Occupancy £2635

Introduction

Scotland Tours is a specialist tour operator providing guests from overseas with high quality tours using our extensive local knowledge. A tour to Scotland should be a well-planned, fun experience that everyone will enjoy, and we will be making every effort to ensure your tour exceeds your expectations in every way. Our personal service means you are never far away from some friendly advise or assistance should this be required.

Route

On arrival to Scotland you will firstly travel to Fort William and spend the day and evening exploring the local area. Including a stop in Loch Lomond National Park to enjoy the spectacular scenery in the area. Included today will be a boat cruise over the waters of Loch Lomond. During your time in Fort William you will board the iconic Jacobite Steamtrain which is a beautiful steam train journey on the west coast and over the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct.

Next you will travel to Inverness and enjoy the Highlands City. Your hotel is situated just next to the city centre and is only a small walk into the town. You will enjoy many activities whilst in Inverness included a number of clan gathering events.

Your final two nights will be in the city of Edinburgh. Here you will stay in a 4 star hotel which is situated in the city centre and is a perfect location for exploring the city and its attractions. Included is a trip to Edinburgh Castle and St Giles Cathedral.

During your trip you will have a coach and driver to take you around Scotland, providing you with a comfortable journey so you can sit back and enjoy the views in the company of your fellow clansmen.

You will also have an English speaking blue badge guide who will be with the group at each attraction and on the coach to provide you with the most accurate information and answer any questions you may have.

***All attraction entry fees which are included in the package are presented in bold***

Itinerary

Date:
August Itinerary Overnight at:
Wed 3 Aug Arrive at Glasgow Airport where you will be met by a representative of Scotland Tours who will hand over your welcome pack.
Your driver and guide will also meet you at the airport; you will board your coach and travel to the beautiful area of Loch Lomond where you will have some free time to enjoy this national park. You will first take a boat cruise on Loch Lomond where you will learn more about the history of the area. You will then travel to Cameron House for lunch. Your restaurant has fantastic views over the Loch which you can enjoy.
This afternoon you will board your coach and travel to Fort William.
On route you will stop at Glencoe and enjoy a tour of the visitor centre.
Lunch is included today
Dinner is included in your hotel this evening
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today Fort William
Thu 4 Aug This morning check out of your hotel and board your coach. You will board your coach which will take you to Fort William train station where you will board the Jacobite Steam train and enjoy a one way trip to Mallaig. This beautiful scenic journey takes you over the Glenfinnan Viaduct which was used in the filming of the Harry Potter movies.
You will then enjoy lunch at a local hotel in Mallaig before travelling to Inverness. On route you will stop in Fort Augustus where you can enjoy a walk around the famous canal which runs through the town and take some great photographs.
You will then check into your hotel and freshen up before boarding your coach in the evening to take a trip to your official clan gathering dinner (the Clan Chattan Association) at Lochardil House Hotel.
Lunch included today
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today Inverness
Fri 5 Aug This morning board your coach and travel to Moy Highland Sport Fair where you will spend most of the day enjoying the traditional Scottish sports, food and music.
Your coach will then collect you and take you back to Inverness where you can enjoy some free time in the city or relax at your hotel.
Dinner is included in your hotel this evening.
Coach and driver included today Inverness
Sat 6 Aug This morning board your coach and travel to the rededication ceremony at McBain Memorial Park.
Your driver will then meet you after the ceremony and take you a local restaurant for lunch before you then travel to Culloden Battlefield this afternoon to enjoy a guided tour of this fantastic attraction. Your guide will answer any questions and guide you around the centre and battlefield.
Lunch included today
Dinner is included in a local restaurant this evening
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today Inverness
Sun 7 Aug Today after breakfast board your coach and travel to Elgin Cathedral where you will enjoy a guided tour around this great historic cathedral. You will then board your coach and travel to Speyside where you will visit Glenfiddich Distillery. Lunch will be included this afternoon in a local restaurant.
You will then board your coach and travel to Balvenie Castle where your guide will provide a guided tour of this historic building.
Lunch included today
Dinner is included in a local restaurant this evening
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today Inverness
Mon 8 Aug This morning after breakfast check out of your hotel and board your coach. You will travel to the capital city of Edinburgh this afternoon after visiting the Victorian Spa Town of Pitlochry.
You will take a guided tour with your guide to Blair Castle and enjoy a walk in the beautiful gardens.
You will then stop in Pitlochry for lunch at a local restaurant before enjoying a stop at the Queens View of Loch Tummel for a change to take some fantastic photographs.
Dinner is included in your hotel today
After dinner your guide will meet you and take you to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo which is a fantastic show celebrating pipe bands, traditional music and dancing from Scotland and around the world.
Lunch included today
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today
Coach transfer from Tattoo to Hotel included this evening Edinburgh
Tue 9 Aug Your guide will collect you at your hotel this morning and take you on a short walking tour of the city; You will visit St Giles Cathedral and Edinburgh Castle today.
This afternoon your guide will take you to the Royal Mile, you will then have some free time to explore the city.
Places of interest include:-
• Big bus hop on hop off tour
• Palace of Holyrood House
• Camera Obscure
Blue Badge Guide included today
Dinner is included in a local restaurant this evening.
Coach transfer from Tattoo to Hotel included this evening Edinburgh
Wed 10 Aug This morning check out of your hotel and board your coach. You will travel to Stirling where you will visit the Stirling Castle and enjoy a guided tour from your guide. You will then visit the Battle of Bannockburn centre to learn more about the famous William Wallace and the famous battle.
The coach will then take all who are departing this afternoon to Glasgow airport.
Those staying on the extended tour a separate coach will collect you in Stirling and take you to Ayrshire.
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today
All Reservations are Subject to Availability
Package Details
7 nights accommodation in 4 star hotels as specified
Loch Lomond Boat Cruise
Glencoe Visitor Centre
Jacobite Steam train
Moy Highland Sport Fair
Culloden Battlefield
Elgin Cathedral
Glenfiddich Distillery
Balvenie Castle
Blair Castle
St Giles Cathedral and Edinburgh Castle
Battle of Bannockburn centre
Stirling Castle
Breakfast included each morning in your hotel
5 lunches included
6 dinners included
Based on x 20 Adults sharing double/twin rooms
Luxury Coach with driver for 8 days included all airport transfers
Blue Badge Guide included where stated
Maps and guidebooks
Detailed Final Itinerary
Local taxes (VAT at the current rate of 20%)
Meet & Greet service on arrival in Scotland
24hr emergency assistance from Scotland Tours

Payment Information Sharing Single Occupancy
Tour Cost per person £ 1975 £ 2635
Deposit Due on Confirmation 25% £ 493 £ 658
Balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival £ 1482 £ 1977

Currency and Exchange Rate Information
All tours are payable in GB£

Attractions
So that your tour offers flexibility the attractions we have mentioned each day can be paid on entry. However, we have incorporated a few attractions where pre booking is necessary.

Items not included
Flights, lunches, drinks, dinners (except where stated), entrances to places of interest, travel insurance, incidentals charged to the room and any other items not mentioned in the itinerary.

Accommodation
The tour cost has been based on the hotels noted (Subject to availability).

Meals
Breakfast is included each morning.
Lunch is included where stated
Dinner is included where stated

Wifi and Mobile phones
For many years we have included the use of a local cell phone when in Scotland. This has allowed clients to keep in touch with us, and call ahead to make dinner reservations, check opening times of attractions etc. The phones were posted back to us in an envelope we supplied and it worked well. However in recent years we have noticed that many clients prefer to use their own iphones, tablets etc and there is less of a need to issue these cell phones. In 2015 we will still have a supply of complimentary phones available for your use but they will be on a request basis.

As a result in the improvement in wifi technology, and the high cost of roaming and downloading information from the internet, we can supply guests with a portable wifi hub that allows up to 5 users in your group to log in and use this when they wish. It can be used in the car, coach, your hotel room – anywhere where there is network coverage. As this service is not required by everyone, we have not included the cost in your tour quote. We will issue these on a request basis and charge a nominal rent of £5 per day or £25 for 7 days. We have a limited number of these wifi hubs available for clients use and you are asked to prebook these, and they are subject to availability. Please talk to your tour specialist about this if you wish to reserve this device when you are in Scotland.

Payment Options

We offer different methods of payment that you can choose from. Not everyone in the group must take the same payment option. Individuals in the group may choose different methods of payment if they wish.
• 25% deposit at time of booking and the 75% balance 8 weeks prior to arrival
• Equal monthly instalments from now until two months prior to your arrival date. We will simply charge your credit card on your preferred date each month.

Ready to pay your deposit?

We have a few different ways to pay your deposit so you can secure your package and we can begin making your arrangements for you. If you need help with any of the choices below, please contact your tour specialist and we’ll be happy to assist you.

Pay by credit card: In order to pay your deposit by credit card, click here – you’ll need your Tour Number (which is at the top of your first page under “Lead Name” and begins with a “T”). Please be sure to check your credit card number, expiration date, and the CCV number (the 3-digit number on the back of your card – we cannot process your payment without it) for errors.

Pay by bank: If paying by international wire transfer please advise your bank of the following information and ask them to quote the tour reference number as stated:
Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland
Branch: Durie Street, Leven KY8 4EW
Account Name: Scotland Tours Co Ltd
Reference Number: T15289
Sort Code: 832424
Account Number: 00202390
IBAN Number: GB80 RBOS 8324 2400 2023 90
SWIFT BIC: RBOS GB2L

Your Tour Specialist at Scotland Tours is Lindsay Steward Wednesday, 05 August 2015
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Debbie JonesMy husband and are planning a trip to Scotland in August 2016 . We are not able to spend 7 days is there anyway we can join the group for August 4th to the 6th?

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Just got an update from our Clan President on the reunion trip to Scotland next summer. I will be posting the invitation, main tour details, and extended tour details.

First, the invitiation.

Post Office Box 260817
Lakewood, Colorado 80226
USA

August 4, 2015

TO: All Members of the Clan MacBean

SUBJECT: Clan Gathering and Tour in Scotland- August 2016

Ceud Mile Failte-

This is to advise all members of the Clan Association that we have arranged a tour of Scotland from 3-10 August 2016. The tour has been organized around the planned re-dedication of the McBain Memorial Park, near Dores in Invernesshire, on Saturday morning, August 6th, 2016. Our Clan’s Tanist, Richard McBain of McBain, will officiate at the ceremony and we would really like to have an excellent turn-out of Clan Members to support him and to share in this historic event.

Also, the timing of the re-dedication ceremony of the Park was chosen to that our clan members could also participate, as a kind of MacBean Clan Gathering, in the annual formal dinner and calidh of the Clan Chattan Association, at the Locardil House Hotel in Inverness on the evening of August 4th, as well as the Highland Sports Fair at Moy, the ancestral estate of the MacIntosh Chiefs, the following day.

Attached is a detailed itinerary prepared by our hosts- “Scotland Tours.” Please read the itinerary carefully as it is seven days packed with interesting things to do and see- regardless of whether you are an old hand at travel in Scotland, or your first trip. Highlights include such things as a boat trip on Loch Lomond, a ride on the Jacobite Steam Train from Ft. William to Mallaig over the Glenfinnan Viaduct (for you Harry Potter fans), visits to the battlefields of Cullodin and Bannockburn. And during our two days in Edinburgh- attendance at the fantastic Military Tattoo in the Castle. And lots more besides. Its First Class all the way- with transportation, most meals, most activity admissions, and first class hotel accommodations included, along with a “Blue Badge” official guide on many of the days.

There is a second, additional three day extended itinerary at the end of the main tour for those of the McIlveans (of all spellings, of course) in order to visit Grimett and Thomaston Castle and other family related sites in Ayrshire.

What YOU have to do if you want to join us on the tour:

1. IMMEDIATELY if you can, but NO LATER THAN September 1st, 2015: Send an email or note to the Clan Office stating your intent to participate and how many people will be in your party; and,
2. NO LATER THAN October 1st 2015: Proffer a deposit of 25% of your total tour price (per details in the itinerary) to Scotland Tours. (i.e. the Clan is not collecting tour payments. The price was quoted in pounds sterling and needs to be paid directly to the tour company. There is an “active link” for credit card payment in the itinerary for your convenience, or instructions for an international bank transfer.)
3. NO LATER THAN June 13th 2016 (eight weeks prior to your arrival, 3 August 2016): Pay the balance (up to 75%) of the tour price remaining. (NOTE: deposits and principal tendered may be refunded by Scotland Tours upon notification of cancellation on or before the June 13th, 2016, deadline.)

We sincerely hope that ALL of you will be able to join us.

Tiang Mohr—

-Pete-
Col. J. Peter McIllwain
President, Board of Directors
The Clan MacBean, Incorporated
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For those of you that might be interested in taking that next step after joining the Clan MacBean.....

Just joined the Clan Chattan Association. Thought it might be nice to try since we will be having the reunion next summer in conjunction with the Clan Chattan Association annual meeting. As a member, you get a nice membership card and a copy of their magazine and also their journal. There are back issues of the journal, some of which have articles on the Clan MacBean that are for sale. In 2009 they celebrated a Band of Union 400 year anniversary with a coin also available for sale.
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An aside from the trip information: If you have never been to Scotland or the UK, this is a great way to get your "feet wet" for your next trip over. Also, if anyone has a little difficulty getting around or getting to the point where they need a little assistance, this trip will take all of the guesswork out of making arrangements on your own. Right now, the estimate is for around 20 people for the main part of the tour and half that for the optional portion to the McElvain lands. I would like to think that many more would like to go. I for one am planning to go on the entire package, but if we have more than 20 or so make reservations, it would be easy for me to go on my own since I have been to all the places on the tours already and have spent quite a lot of time in Scotland in 5 trips. For those of you that would go on your own, I would suggest that you consider joining the National Trust for Scotland and Historic Scotland. They own most all the major sites in Scotland and you get in free and have a discount on products. ...

Clan MacBean Monday! I am putting the itinerary for the Optional extension to the trip next August that tours sites associated with the McElvain septs. I have included all the information (more than just the itinerary) this time which might help with questions.
Itinerary

Date:
August Itinerary Overnight at:
Wed 10 Aug Main Tour
This morning check out of your hotel in Edinburgh and board your coach. You will travel to Stirling where you will visit the Stirling Castle and enjoy a guided tour from your guide. You will then visit the Battle of Bannockburn centre to learn more about the famous Robert the Bruce and the famous battle.
The coach will then take all who are departing this afternoon to Glasgow airport.
Extended tour begins
Those staying on the extended tour a separate coach will collect you in Stirling and take you to Ayrshire.
A guide is not included on the extended tour.
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included this morning only.
Dinner is included in your hotel this evening Troon
Thu 11 Aug Today you will explore Ayrshire.
Included today is a visit to Grimmet – the site of a historic castle which no longer stands however there are some interesting markings and the original moat which you can view.
You will then travel to Attiquin Farm which was one of the original lands once granted to the family.
You will then have lunch in a local restaurant.
After lunch the group will travel to Thomaston Castle once home to the McIlvean/McIllwain family.
You will then enjoy a tour of Culzean Castle this afternoon where you can learn more about the castle’s history and enjoy the beautiful castle.
If time permits the group can visit Lady Cross/Battle of Gorse near Maybole. The scene of the battle within the Kennedy family.
Lunch is included today
Dinner is included in a local restaurant this evening
Coach and Driver included today
Fri 12 Aug This morning board your coach and travel to Crossraguel Abbey where a McIllwain was the administrator in 1523.
You will then travel to Largs for the afternoon. Here you will travel to the site of the Battle of Largs. For his part in the battle a McIllwain was granted land in Ayrshire.
Lunch will be included in a local restaurant this afternoon.
Dinner included in a local restaurant this evening. Troon
Sat 13 Aug This morning check out of your hotel and board your coach which will take you to Glasgow Airport for your return journey home taking with you the memories of Scotland.
All Reservations are Subject to Availability
Package Details
3 nights accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels as specified
Coach and Driver including airport transfer
Entry to Culzean Castle
Lunch each afternoon
Dinner each evening
Based on x 10 Adults sharing double/twin rooms
Maps and guidebooks
Detailed Final Itinerary
Local taxes (VAT at the current rate of 20%)
Meet & Greet service on arrival in Scotland
24hr emergency assistance from Scotland Tours

Payment Information Sharing Single Occupancy
Tour Cost per person £ 720 £ 885
Deposit Due on Confirmation 25% £ 180 £ 221
Balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival £ 540 £ 664

Currency and Exchange Rate Information
All tours are payable in GB£

Attractions
So that your tour offers flexibility the attractions we have mentioned each day can be paid on entry. However, we have incorporated a few attractions where pre booking is necessary.

Items not included
Flights, lunches, drinks, dinners (except where stated), entrances to places of interest, travel insurance, incidentals charged to the room and any other items not mentioned in the itinerary.

Accommodation
The tour cost has been based on the hotels noted (Subject to availability)

Meals
Breakfast is included each morning.
Lunch is included each afternoon
Dinner is included each evening

Payment Options
We offer different methods of payment that you can choose from. Not everyone in the group must take the same payment option. Individuals in the group may choose different methods of payment if they wish.
• 25% deposit at time of booking and the 75% balance 8 weeks prior to arrival
• Equal monthly instalments from now until two months prior to your arrival date. We will simply charge your credit card on your preferred date each month.

Ready to pay your deposit?
We have a few different ways to pay your deposit so you can secure your package and we can begin making your arrangements for you. If you need help with any of the choices below, please contact your tour specialist and we’ll be happy to assist you.

Pay by credit card: In order to pay your deposit by credit card, click here – you’ll need your Tour Number (which is at the top of your first page under “Lead Name” and begins with a “T”). Please be sure to check your credit card number, expiration date, and the CCV number (the 3-digit number on the back of your card – we cannot process your payment without it) for errors.

Pay by bank: If paying by international wire transfer please advise your bank of the following information and ask them to quote the tour reference number as stated:
Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland
Branch: Durie Street, Leven KY8 4EW
Account Name: Scotland Tours Co Ltd
Reference Number: T15289
Sort Code: 832424
Account Number: 00202390
IBAN Number: GB80 RBOS 8324 2400 2023 90
SWIFT BIC: RBOS GB2L

Your Tour Specialist at Scotland Tours is Lindsay Steward Monday, 03 August 2015
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For those interested, I am posting the proposed itinerary for the Clan trip to Scotland in August of 2016. The price for shared accommodations is 1975 pounds per person. While this may seem expensive, for those that have been there before, it shouldn't be surprising. We are trying to get an idea of how many are planning on going since a deposit will be required by the end of October. There will also be an option for a McElvain-related tour following for a few days. I will be back posting a similar itinerary for that option and a price.

Itinerary

Date:
August Itinerary Overnight at:
Wed 3 Aug Arrive at Glasgow Airport where you will be met by a representative of Scotland Tours who will hand over your welcome pack.
Your driver and guide will also meet you at the airport; you will board your coach and travel to the beautiful area of Loch Lomond where you will have some free time to enjoy this national park. You will first take a boat cruise on Loch Lomond where you will learn more about the history of the area. You will then travel to Cameron House for lunch. Your restaurant has fantastic views over the Loch which you can enjoy.
This afternoon you will board your coach and travel to Fort William.
On route you will stop at Glencoe and enjoy a tour of the visitor centre.
Lunch is included today
Dinner is included in your hotel this evening
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today Fort William
Thu 4 Aug This morning check out of your hotel and board your coach. You will board your coach which will take you to Fort William train station where you will board the Jacobite Steam train and enjoy a one way trip to Mallaig. This beautiful scenic journey takes you over the Glenfinnan Viaduct which was used in the filming of the Harry Potter movies.
You will then enjoy lunch at a local hotel in Mallaig before travelling to Inverness. On route you will stop in Fort Augustus where you can enjoy a walk around the famous canal which runs through the town and take some great photographs.
You will then check into your hotel and freshen up before boarding your coach in the evening to take a trip to your official clan gathering dinner (the Clan Chattan Association) at Lochardil House Hotel.
Lunch included today
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today Inverness
Fri 5 Aug This morning board your coach and travel to Moy Highland Sport Fair where you will spend most of the day enjoying the traditional Scottish sports, food and music.
Your coach will then collect you and take you back to Inverness where you can enjoy some free time in the city or relax at your hotel.
Dinner is included in your hotel this evening.
Coach and driver included today Inverness
Sat 6 Aug This morning board your coach and travel to the rededication ceremony at McBain Memorial Park.
Your driver will then meet you after the ceremony and take you a local restaurant for lunch before you then travel to Culloden Battlefield this afternoon to enjoy a guided tour of this fantastic attraction. Your guide will answer any questions and guide you around the centre and battlefield.
Lunch included today
Dinner is included in a local restaurant this evening
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today Inverness
Sun 7 Aug Today after breakfast board your coach and travel to Elgin Cathedral where you will enjoy a guided tour around this great historic cathedral. You will then board your coach and travel to Speyside where you will visit Glenfiddich Distillery. Lunch will be included this afternoon in a local restaurant.
You will then board your coach and travel to Balvenie Castle where your guide will provide a guided tour of this historic building.
Lunch included today
Dinner is included in a local restaurant this evening
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today Inverness
Mon 8 Aug This morning after breakfast check out of your hotel and board your coach. You will travel to the capital city of Edinburgh this afternoon after visiting the Victorian Spa Town of Pitlochry.
You will take a guided tour with your guide to Blair Castle and enjoy a walk in the beautiful gardens.
You will then stop in Pitlochry for lunch at a local restaurant before enjoying a stop at the Queens View of Loch Tummel for a change to take some fantastic photographs.
Dinner is included in your hotel today
After dinner your guide will meet you and take you to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo which is a fantastic show celebrating pipe bands, traditional music and dancing from Scotland and around the world.
Lunch included today
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today
Coach transfer from Tattoo to Hotel included this evening Edinburgh
Tue 9 Aug Your guide will collect you at your hotel this morning and take you on a short walking tour of the city; You will visit St Giles Cathedral and Edinburgh Castle today.
This afternoon your guide will take you to the Royal Mile, you will then have some free time to explore the city.
Places of interest include:-
• Big bus hop on hop off tour
• Palace of Holyrood House
• Camera Obscure
Blue Badge Guide included today
Dinner is included in a local restaurant this evening.
Coach transfer from Tattoo to Hotel included this evening Edinburgh
Wed 10 Aug This morning check out of your hotel and board your coach. You will travel to Stirling where you will visit the Stirling Castle and enjoy a guided tour from your guide. You will then visit the Battle of Bannockburn centre to learn more about the famous William Wallace and the famous battle.
The coach will then take all who are departing this afternoon to Glasgow airport.
Those staying on the extended tour a separate coach will collect you in Stirling and take you to Ayrshire.
Coach and driver included today
Blue Badge Guide included today
All Reservations are Subject to Availability
Package Details
7 nights accommodation in 4 star hotels as specified
Loch Lomond Boat Cruise
Glencoe Visitor Centre
Jacobite Steam train
Moy Highland Sport Fair
Culloden Battlefield
Elgin Cathedral
Glenfiddich Distillery
Balvenie Castle
Blair Castle
St Giles Cathedral and Edinburgh Castle
Battle of Bannockburn centre
Stirling Castle
Breakfast included each morning in your hotel
5 lunches included
6 dinners included
Based on x 20 Adults sharing double/twin rooms
Luxury Coach with driver for 8 days included all airport transfers
Blue Badge Guide included where stated
Maps and guidebooks
Detailed Final Itinerary
Local taxes (VAT at the current rate of 20%)
Meet & Greet service on arrival in Scotland
24hr emergency assistance from Scotland Tours
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Clan MacBeanScotland Tours does have a website. I'll see if the President has more info.

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Clan MacBeanThe deposit would be around $1200.

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Clan MacBeanExchange rate can vary but I would estimate 1.5 x dollars or around $3,500 not including the plane ticket/

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Joy Bean CoxWhat is that amount in US dollars? And how much is the deposit.

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Karen John BeanThe Beans from England hope to be at the dedication. My Husband was born in Insch and lived at Dubston Farm near Inverurie Aberdeenshire until he was 5

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Brenda BrendCan you provide some information on the Scotland Tours company? Also what about bringing children? Could we stay in one room for less?

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Joy Bean CoxOk thanks

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Found this section on the Scotweb page on Clan MacBain having to do with the separation of the Bains of Tulloch from Clan MacBean to Clan Mackay.


Logiebride 1597, At a time of peace between the Clan MacKenzie and Clan Munro a fight broke out at a fair in logiebride which almost put the whole of Ross-shire into combustion. The fight began between John Macgillichallum (brother to the Laird of Raasay) and Alexander Bane (brother to Duncan Bane of Tulloch). The Munros took the side of Alexander Bane and the MacKenzies took the side of John Macgillichallum. John Macgllicham was killed along with John Mac-Murdo Mac-William and three others from the Clan MacKenzie. Alexander Bane escaped but three on his side were also killed; John Munro of Culcraggie, his brother Hutcheon Munro and John Munro Robertson. The clans MacKenzie and Munro then began assisting each side in preparing to invade each other. However nothing ever came of it and peace was resumed.

Alexander Bane was the brother of the chief of Clan MacBain. Alexander’s descendants later left the Clan MacBain and Chattan Confederation. They moved north and became a sept of the Clan MacKay.
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Clan MacBeanThere is quite a discussion going on the "unofficial" MacBean/MacBain page on this........

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Allan MacBainYes! I *love* information! 😊

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For those of you that might be interested, there is a Clan of McIlvain Facebook page that takes people with different spellings of the name..... ...

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Clan MacBeanEven if I just typed "Clan", but it's because I've gone to it before.

1 month ago
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Clan MacBeanI've typed in "Clan of McIlvain", Clan McIlvain", and just McIlvain, and gotten it as one of the choices to click on every time.............

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Clan MacBeanIf you start typing it in the search window at the top of the facebook page, it should appear as one of the options.

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Beth Ann Lee FrenchHow do I find the page? When I search Clan of McIlvain, it brings me back to this post.

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Beth Ann Lee FrenchI appreciate your help

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Beth Ann Lee FrenchThis is what I get

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MacBean Monday! Having to dig a little for material.... This is a diorama that was at the Battle of Killiekrankie Visitors Center back in 1994 on my first trip to Scotland. Am curious if anyone has been there lately to see if it's still there. Understand they've downplayed the "Soldier's Leap" of Donald MacBean. ...

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Su CrawfordThis is a fascinating perspective. Would love to know more.

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Kimmy ChambersI've never been, but I think this is pretty fantastic!!

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Joy Bean CoxYou could always do Alan Bean one Monday if you find yourself short on a topic.

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Allan MacBainI'll check my photos from last year, Su.

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Hello! I am wondering if there will be any local representation at the Portland Highland Games going on this Saturday? ...

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MacBean Monday! (Running out of material!) The poem "Mo run geal og"/"My Fair Young Love" is mentioned in both McIan's section on the clan and the former chief's book on the Clan as possibly being written by Gillies MacBean's widow after he was killed at Culloden. On one of my first trips to Scotland, I went to the Scottish Poetry Library to research this and was referred to an expert on Gaelic poetry named Derick Thomson. Both he and an article in Scots Magazine agreed that the writer was not Gillies' widow, but a Christina Ferguson who was married to a William Chisholm, who, like Gillies, was killed at Culloden under heroic circumstances. I received copies of the poem in Gaelic and English from Mr. Thomson that are part of this post. I also found a song based on the poem by a Scottish female singer. Will post her name and the record when I find it.
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Clan MacBeanThere's a guitarist on youtube. The gal's name is Flora MacNeil. just do a search on google..........

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David GeddesKaren Mathieson sings it at - - - www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGtzfMCBlto

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Brian J EastonPlease do let us know if you find the song - I am a musician (amateur) as well as a (sort of) MacBean and would love to have a go at it!

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Mary T. Beando you have anything going on in Ohio? games festivals?please let me know love your stuff

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Mary Slate WaltonThank you for sharing!!

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Here are pics of the Clan park in May 2015 ...

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Clan MacBeanthe rest of the story...........

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Dana Smith NortheyThank you! You read my mind.

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Beth Ann Lee FrenchThank you so much for this post. The 45 is such a tragic history. I'm so glad to have the stories even in the midst of such loss.

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Elizabeth ThomsonProud to be a McBean at birth!!

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MacBean Monday! (running out of material...) Most of you should know about McIan's book on the Clans and Tartans, but while the illustrations are everywhere, unless you look at the book, you miss out on the interesting histories of the Clans. There are 6 pages on the Clan MacBean. ...

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David GeddesAlthough this is the Amazon UK site there are USA booksellers listing it, hardback and reprint paperback, at reasonable cost - and some at absurd prices www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listing/0394511719/ref=sr_1_3_twi_2_har_olp?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1437992...

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Judy C. BolingerA I love this....

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Kemper BaneAwesome!

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Kim Montgomery RandolphWhere may I find this document?

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The 2nd Install of the Master MacBean Tree is complete and will be online any day, covering Fam. #1 through 1115. Also posted for Members will be an Archives Rare Books List for sale, and a Documents List will follow shortly. :)) ...

My mom is visiting Inverness today and was very excited to call me and tell me that she'd found the MacBean memorial site during one of their outings today. She's absolutely living her trip around Scotland. In jealous of her trip! ...

Hi. Are there any courses anywhere on Scottish Gaelic ? ...

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Clan MacBeanI'm sure there are. I have some cassettes I bought many years ago.....

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I have been in contact with Cafepress about the tartan they are using for their shower curtain in an effort to align their design with Scottish Registry of Tartan #925 which is the version that you generally see with the light blue. ...

For those in the southeast, Clan MacBean will be at the Grandfather Mountain Games July 10-12, the Charleston, SC games Sept 20, and Stone Mountain, GA, Oct 17-19. ...

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Clan MacBeanI hope you can consider helping them out at the tent.......

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Clan MacBeanProspective helpers could help set up the day before and tear down at the end. Also spell the tent staffers so they can enjoy part of the games themselves.

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Shannon McElwain Lockamysee you in Grandfather Mountain!!!

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Karen Rider MeansSee you at Stone Mountain!

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For those in the New England area, George Wiseman has told me Clan MacBean will be covering the Maine Highland Games in Topsham ME on 15 August and the New Hampshire Gamesat Loon Mountain, Lincoln, NH, on 15 September. I'm sure he would appreciate any help that he could get from his MacBean cousins.! ...

Ligonier Highland Games, Ligonier PA September 26. Clan MacBean will be there thanks to Bob McElvaine. ...

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Clan MacBeanIf you plan on visiting, help him out!

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John Kabala Sr.I will be stopping in. Non confirmed cousin lol

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Clan MacBean does the Colorado Springs Pikes Peak Celtic Festival............
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Clan MacBeanAm trying to get the Regional reps and conveners to let me know which games they will be at so I can give people a heads up. It's not easy or cheap to do a clan tent at a games. We need volunteers to help set up, staff, and take down the tent when we do have representation at a games. I got to where I am helping the long-time Colorado convener (probably had more titles) Bill Beane with the tent at numerous games in the Colorado area.

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Penny Hughes StantonCome to Tulsa's Scottish Games in September please....my kids & I need more information or at least need to rub elbows with kin...😏

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Torch FourOneAny chances of one at the Portland Highland Games?

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Susan Bean-IvesCome to Michigan...Please..Please..Please

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Sharon M GardnerHope to come to one next year!

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The John Bean of Exeter Master Tree file is now debuting for all Members on the Clan MacBean Web Site! ...

Clan MacBean in action at the Celtic Arts Festival in Cheyenne, Wyoming. ...

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Clan MacBeanDress MacBean

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Clan MacBeanI put this on Facebook a week ago of so along with the games in Colorado Springs this coming weekend. Will try and get our regional reps to give me a shout so I can post them...

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Clan MacBeanNot sure what our regional rep has scheduled.

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Sandra Birken FernandezAre there any clan members out there in Cape Breton Island, NS ?

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Kristen RaborgI love Wyoming .I have been twice to Cody .:)

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Karen BainThat's my clan.

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Sharon M Gardnerwhy didn't I know about this!

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Su CrawfordThe booth looks great.

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Linda Beane WarrenAre you going to be at Estes Park in September?

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Carla Warner Faye HagerWhen would you be in Pennsylvania?

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Janet Ogilvie-AyresThat looks like the Ogilvie dress tartan to me.??

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MacBean Monday! Tomatin House, home of the MacBeans of Tomatin. The earliest record of the house is in the year 1639. The first picture is from the House website and was sketched by a governess of the family in the 1830s. The last MacBean emigrated in 1928 and the house was bought by the great-grandmother of the present owner. Again, this info is from the House website.
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Clan MacBeanIt is rentable on a weekly basis...........

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Edith Mary Violet McBeanWhere is it located?

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David GeddesIts highly likely that attempts to visit the old Tomatin MacBean Laird's house would be frustrated. It is run through an agency as an exclusive private country house retreat, with the prices high and the exhorbitant fishing rights on the Findhorn river sold to those taking on the rentals. Its a very expensive bit of real estate and its not visible from the west side of the Findhorn, but can be seen with a bit of walking from the Corrybrough side - Corrybrough being a MacBean estate tenancy farm for hundreds of years (a tack as we prefer in Scotland). Unless hiring the place the best views are on the webpages for the rental company. The last MacBean laird even occasionally in residence (Lachlan 10th died 1924) having made their money from law, commence in coffee, cotton and sugar from the plantations in Guyana and Jamaica - (yes and the slaving triangle) - sold up and left for South Africa and the then Rhodesia - now Zimbabwe. The Old Lairds House' is even earlier than the one portrayed here and probably a tack on the orginal estate - as it is described as being in the hands of younger Gillies MacBean who survived Culloden with two musket balls in his leg, escaped helping rescue the 'Gentle Cameron' of Locheil from the battlefield - his ankles broken by the grape shot. The escaped to Frithe to the 'Old Lairds House' now in the grounds beyond the Tomatin distillery and rapidly becoming a ruin. Here the younger Gillies had his wife dig out the musket balls with her scissors and then they escaped onwards towards Loch Lochy over the high droving paths south west of Fort Augustus. The Cameron made it to France and died in the company of one C E Stuart. Macbean returned when it was safe and lived to be an old man. Incidentally Duncan Macbean, son of Duncan Macbean 7th died when swept away whilst fishing for salmon on the Findhorn age 23 on 20 June 1849. His grave is easily seen at Moy. If of interest I can elaborate on most of the points described. (Duncan, who drowned, was related to me as 3rd cousin 6 x removed - which is quite distant!)

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Elizabeth ThomsonVery interesting, must visit sometime!!

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Nicky Lachancewow that's amazing

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Edith Mary Violet McBeanNext time I visit Inverness I'll take a look for at this home. We have the McBean park there in Inverness overlooking the Lockness. Small but substanital....looks like the house is a whole lot bigger than the postage stamp park.

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Carroll McBeanSoon as I win Powerballl....

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Tracey McBeanPity it was sold!

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Elizabeth ThomsonThank you.

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For those of you in the Colorado Wyoming area, The Clan MacBean will have a presence at the Cheyenne Celtic Festival 12-14 Jun and the Colorado Springs Scottish Festival 19-21 Jun. If you would like to help out, we would love it!, if not, please drop by and say hi! ...

Clan MacBean Monday! A postcard with a 1950 schedule for the S/S Clan MacBean. I did find the paperwork for the Model I bought of the WWII era Clan MacBean years ago and posted the photo of. It was made by the Len Jordan Liners as part of their 1/1200 resin series and sold through 1250shops.com. I did not find it on their website when I tried to look it up, but might be available somewhere. ...

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No, it's not Clan MacBean Monday, but if you are thinking about putting together a Clan Tent, I have some suggestions. On the right is a tartan tablecloth sold by Zazzle that comes in various sizes. On the left is a tartan shower curtain which you could use to cover a table overnight. Most games are secure enough that the non-high value stuff can sit out if protected. The Chief's son Richard is working on some great designs for banners that can hang around the tent showing Alan Bean, Donald McBain, Doug McLaren (Mt. Everest), Gillies MacBean, the meanings of the shield quadrants, and the names associated with the Clan
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Clan MacBeanand they are MacBean tartan.

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Clan MacBeanP.S. The shower curtain is on sale.......

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Nigel Lucas McBainWhere can we purchase it?

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Lisa SmithThis is pure awesome!

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Three more views, two actual MacBean relations that actually came by and some Scotch Whisky door prizes we didn't win....
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Clan MacBeanBaton Rouge............

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Elizabeth ThomsonLove to see Clan McBean on Facebook. I wonder where these photos were taken. Elizabeth McBean now Thomson.

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Karen BainGood show.

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Clan MacBean Monday! Our first place winning tent (and personalities) at the Baton Rouge Games this past weekend. The first attempt at a tent there by Regional Commissioner Paul Beane! ...

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Clan MacBeanI forgot to bring my MacBean Hunting scarf to the games.... Next time.

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Clan MacBeanSept, Clan, and District tartans. The green on top is a brushed wool County Antrim Ireland tartan where the main branch of the McElvains spent 25 years. The Blue and green underneath is Ayrshire. The McElvains lived in Carrick which, along with Kyle and Cunningham were incorporated into the present Ayrshire.

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Mike McVeanHunting tartans?

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Jim KoontzEnjoyed our visit.

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Jeremy Russ McBainI'm curious what those green tartans are laying on the table

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Joy Bean CoxMaybe we can talk Paul into doing a tent in Huntsville. Missed them last year.

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Karen BainGreat job! Looks excellent. For sure I'd stop by. LOL But it was a long way from Florida.

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Pater Larry BeaneI didn't know we had MacBeanes in Louisiana. I live in Gretna. Could someone PM me with some info? Thanks!

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Slinky DrewAwesome!

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Marissa NilesOmg I would've loved to go. I'm in lake Charles and knew nothing about this event

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Allan MacBainWell done!

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Clinton BeanLooks like a great stall too far to visit for a weekend good luck

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Clan MacBean Monday! At an Estes Park games back in the 90s, I met artist Mark Churms, who is known for British Military prints and did the Bannockburn painting in the new Bannockburn visitor's Center. He did a print on Culloden that centered on Gillies MacBean's exploits at Culloden. I picked up one then and I believe they are still available through his website. That's Gillies in the middle with his sword raised. ...

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Clan MacBeanhif you are interested..ttp://www.markchurms.com/

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Clan MacBeanI e-mailed his business to see if he might consider a discount to Clan members who mention our page.........

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William McBeeThis print and others can be found at Military-Art .com

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Kirby Scott CoeProud to have some Clan MacBean ancestry (a great-grandmother on my paternal side was a Bean).

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Jerri ConnorI have this print . Purchased at the Stone Mountain games in Alanta.

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Clinton BeanI have this framed and on the hallway wall very proud good conversation point

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Stephen TroyAlas, his web site says this print is sold out.

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Alan Bean planted the tartan on the moon. Doug MacLaren left the tartan on the top of the world Mt.Everest. And 2 Feathers Short planted the McBain flag on the top of Lake Watson Highland Games, Prescott Arizona 2015 ...

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Clan MacBeanLong as you know where to stick it!

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Jim HornAh Richard you look a wee bit tired. Should've called we could've done a bit of video to commemorate

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David BeanLittle better....ha! Get it? Little ah the McBean humor

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Clan MacBean Monday! For the life of me, I can't find the name of the company I got this from, but this is a model of the post WWII SS Clan MacBean I picked up several years ago. As you can see, it's not one of those big plastic models you can find in a hobby shop! ...

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Clan MacBean Monday! The second S.S. Clan MacBean built in 1942 as the Ocean Courier, then purchased in 1948 by the Clan Line and renamed the Clan MacBean. It was scrapped in 1960. ...

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Clan MacBeanThere were two Clan MacGillivrays also. Some of the big Clans had several ships at different times.....

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Ann MacGillivraySS Clan MacGillivray is I believe at the bottom of Hong Kong Harbour Clan MacBean

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Jerri ConnorCan I purchase a print?

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ATTENTION, Members!
We are looking for descendants of Philo Bean, a Readfield, Maine, bricklayer (1792-1858). We have 3 of his bricks, signed 1814 and donated to the Archives by LL Bean's granddaughter, that we would like to put back into the hands of his family. Please contact genealogist@clanmacbean.org with any questions.
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You may not know but there is a Clan MacBain memorial park in Scotland on the slopes of Loch Ness. Up to this point the Chief has maintained these grounds but we want to enable all who wish to support this cause. Go to this page to see some pictures of the park and learn about what you can do to help out!

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