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.

Latest News

Wilson’s Point Historic Site Summer Student Positions

May 3, 2021

We’re looking to start our season off right by hiring some dynamic youth to be on our team. Those applying must qualify for Canada Summer Jobs/ SEED positions. We are seeking exceptional professional and personable youth who have a passion for local history, a knowledge of the local attractions and…

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Tartan Day Take Out Dinner

March 11, 2021

Sunday April 11th With COVID 19 still present we are changing things up in order to carry on with the Annual Tartan Day Dinner and Concert by making it a take out affair. This is a major fundraiser for the 64th Miramichi Folk Song Festival that will be held August…

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Wilson’s Point Graveyard Tour

September 23, 2020

Saturday, October 24th, 2020 7-10pm The most anticipated Event of the season Seek out the troubled spirits of times long past…if you dare. Explore historical Wilsons Point with the ghosts of characters who faced ends as tragic as their lives. Join us to experience these twisted tales for yourself! As…

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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