The Quechee Scottish Games and Festival we all know and love have been entertaining attendees for 45 years here in Vermont, but their history goes back much farther than that – over 700 years ago!
The Scottish Games themselves date back to 1314 when they were called Ceres Highland Games, held every year in the Scottish town of Ceres. These games were possibly founded by Scotland’s first king, Robert the Bruce, to reward the Ceres village men who fought with him in the battle for independence from England. Except for during the COVID-19 lockdown, these games have continued in Ceres without interruption since 1314. … Read More