The Highland Society of New Brunswick at Miramichi is a volunteer, not-for-profit, charitable organization. Our purpose is to celebrate Scottish culture and provide an opportunity for education and growth of this diverse culture.  The society became incorporated on April 11th, 1846.

To become a member or apply for a scholarship go to our Highland Society page and download the appropriate application.

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Afternoons with Alexander

June 15, 2019

Sunday July 14th and 28th and August 11th and 25th 2-4pm Come visit with Alexander MacDonald and hear of life on the farm as a young man helping to establish the Miramichi. It’s bound to be flavorful as the keen Scotsman comes to life on his majestic grounds by the…

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Davidson Makes a Point

June 15, 2019

Sunday July 7th and 14th, August 4th and 18th and September 1st 2-4pm Wilson’s Point Historic Site Come sit with William Davidson as he captures your attention with his tales tall and true beginning with his arrival on the river in 1756 at the age of 25 until his death…

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COURAGE IN THE STORM: A TALE OF WILLIAM DAVIDSON

June 15, 2019

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 22nd 2019 2-430 pm Wilson’s Point Historic Site Join us as Playwright Shawn McCarthy and the Heritage Players bring William Davidson to life where it all began. The tales picks up as Davidson returns to the river from seeking refuge in Fredericton and has to rebuild his dynasty…

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Miramichi Scottish Festival • August 23-25, 2019

Join the Clans to celebrate the Scottish culture on the Miramichi. Enjoy music, song, dance, competitions, demonstrations, exhibitions and much, much more. Entertainment will feature many talents.

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MacDonald Farm Provincial Heritage Site • Mid June to End of August

A Must-See cultural attraction located in Bartibog in a pastoral setting overlooking the Miramichi River. A tour of the restored property, in the company of costumed guides, will take you back to the 1820s when the family of Scottish settler, Alexander MacDonald, helped to develop the area. Visit the grand manor house made of Scottish stone, savour the smells of traditional foods, view embroidery and domestic crafts, and observe gardening and the daily care of farm animals.

Interpetive Center built in 2004 is modeled after the original 1791 church.

Wilson’s Point - At The Enclosure

Wilsons Point is a site with great significance to the history of Miramichi. Many of the earliest English speaking settlers lived and were buried in this area and it holds the history of our Scottish ancestors.