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A Smoky Mountain Taste Of Scotland In East Tennessee

Bagpipers at the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games.
Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games
Bagpipers at the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games.

This weekend, in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, a taste of Scotland. On Saturday and Sunday, the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games takes place in Townsend, down the road from Maryville. East Tennessee’s celebration of Scottish history and culture - around for more than forty years - is one of the oldest of its kind in the country. Keith Austin is with the Festival and Games.

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