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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Burns Night Celebration

January 10, 2020

How do Miramichi Scots celebrate Burns Night? Come join us on Friday, January 24th beginning at 6pm at the Eco Center in French Fort Cove to find out. Try your hand at curling or stay warm playing 8 hand 45s or enjoy the music of Jimmy Lawlor while feasting on…

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St Andrew’s Day Church Service

November 12, 2019

Thursday. November 28th, 2019 7pm St Andrews Anglican Church , Pleasant Street, Newcastle, NB Rev T. Nesbitt the Minister at St. Andrews Anglican Church, Pleasant Street Newcastle, will hold a Scottish Service to commemorate St Andrews Day. All are welcome.

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St Andrew’s Day Banquet

November 12, 2019

Saturday November 30th, 2019 Newcastle Lion’s Club, Morrison Lane (Off Old King George Highway) The evening will include a number of events: Presentation of Scholarships and Educational Grants. New members will be welcomed and several long time members will be recognized. A Silent Auction for the Scottish Heritage Association will…

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Miramichi Scottish Festival • August 20-22, 2021

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 10-430 Wednesday though Sunday for 2020