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Eilean Donan Castle Calanais Stones Edinburgh
As one of the most iconic images of Scotland, Eilean Donan castle is recognized all around the world.
Against the backdrop of their 5000 years, the Calanais Stones have witnessed countless changes.
Edinburgh manages to combine both ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Scottish gardens are famous for their clear air and profuse flowers.

Welcome to Gleanings!

Welcome to Gleanings, the online newsletter of the Central Iowa Chapter of the Scottish Heritage Society of Iowa. We hope you take a few minutes to learn about our organization and upcoming events. Anyone of Scottish descent or who is interested in Scottish culture and arts is welcome, so please feel free to join us at our next activity.

Upcoming Event

Best Scottish Dessert

Could Be Yours!!

St Luke’s Episcopal Church
3424 Forest Avenue * Des Moines

For more information, contact Sue at 280-6589 or

Life is short

We know your grandmother made the best Scottish dessert in the world. Now is your opportunity to make grandmother proud. Bring your own favorite Scottish dessert and the recipe to share. Everyone will have a opportunity to vote for the winner! Remember, there will be prizes.

Guests are always welcome.