Category: USA

Invitation from Stephen Schaitberger The next meeting of the Minnesota Manx Society will be held on September 21, 2019 at the home of Stephen and Sharli Schaitberger in Brainerd, Minnesota.   We will gather at 11am and have lunch at noon.  …

ATTENTION: COME STAY! Minnesota Manx Society and friends Read More »

We’re at the Hotel 1620 in Plymouth, MA having our off-year meeting and planning the 2020 Convention. More news to follow!

The American Civil War (1861-1865) is a conflict which still resonates strongly today. As might be anticipated, immigrant participation was significant, particularly in the Union forces, and is generally well documented. However, this book is the first to explore the …

Across the Great Divide – Manxmen in the American Civil War Read More »

We’re off to Plymouth, MA for our 2020 Convention. We’ll celebrate our Manx heritage in the place where Miles Standish, reputedly from Ramsey, was Captain of the Militia for the Pilgrims, in charge of their safety. Put it in your …

2020 – Get Ready! Massachusetts here we come! Read More »

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN BY WALTER J. STEVENSON, EDITED BY MYRRA STEVENSON JOHNSON   John Robert Stevenson, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Quayle Stevenson, was born October 23rd, 1835 at the Kerrowmoar farm in Sulby, Lezayre, Isle of Man, which is about …

JOHN ROBERT STEVENSON: SULBY PIONEER Read More »

Atlantic City’s new Call Of Duty is this: To become the East Coast center of competitive video game tournaments, also known as esports. The activity is rapidly growing in popularity across the country and around the world, and the New …

Manx Company investing in Atlantic City e-gaming company Read More »

A rare microcar manufactured in the Isle of Man in the 1960s has been sold for £49,500 at a UK auction. The P50 three-wheeler, made in 1963 by Peel Engineering, went under the hammer at Brightwells in Leominster, Herefordshire. Only …

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I am very pleased to be able to confirm that the William Kennish Memorial Trust completed raising the £5,000  ($6,200) target in the past week, and this saw the 350lb memorial stone completed, engraved, crated up and shipped out of …

William Kennish Memorial Stone Shipped! Read More »

Two Douglas Isle of Man residents need the public’s help to place a Manx Granite memorial on the final resting place of a great Manxman – William Kennish – in New York! Bob Stimpson, author of the book on Kennish …

The amazing link between the Isle of Man TT, The Statue of Liberty and the Panama Canal Read More »

Everything is coming up clover! East Tennessee Celtic Festival & Games is an annual event held the weekend before Halloween. This year it will be Oct. 22 & 23 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM each day and a concert …

East Tennessee Celtic Festival & Games – Oct 22 & 23 Read More »