Historical Highlights of the Memorial
1. Events in Scotland that led to the migration of Scots to the New World/Wilmington, NC
- Highland Scots
-Lowland Scots/Scots Irish
2. Ships that arrived in Wilmington carrying Scots
3. The settlement and westward migration
4. The impact of Scottish Immigrants in Wilmington and Eastern NC and beyond
5. Evidence abounds in modern Wilmington, and the state of North Carolina, of the impact of the settlement of Scots in the Cape Fear Region and the state of North Carolina.