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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Piper at the Point

July 14, 2021

Join us every every second Sunday in July- September under the pines for the melodic sounds of the pipes. Our pipers will have your hearts longing for Scotland. Pack a picnic, bring your lawn chair and make a day of it. The interpretive center inside the St. James Church Replica…

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Wilson’s Point Historic Site Now Open for the Season!

June 25, 2021

We are excited to be back daily 930-430 and we have lots of new and exciting things to show you! Our trail system has been restored recently and work is still being done to enhance your experience. The interior of the little church has had tiny facelift and we have…

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MacDonald Farm is Open for the Season!

June 25, 2021

The animals are out, the garden has been planted and the house has been air out, all that is needed now is YOU! Drop by Wednesday to Sunday, between 10-6 to experience life on an 1800 farm. New this year is the Farm Summer Program on Tuesdays from 10am- 1pm…

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Miramichi Scottish Festival • August 19-21, 2022

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.


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

Wilson's 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.

Open Seasonally June to October daily from 9:30 to 4:30