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.
Miramichi Scottish Festival • August 18th - 20th, 2017
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 including the Fochabers Fiddlers, an exciting group of young musicians direct from Scotland.
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.
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.