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

Kickoff Cèilidh

June 4, 2019

Don’t Miss Out! Saturday June 15th 7-9 pm Wilson’s Point Historic Site We’re kick starting the 2019 season in style with Frantically Atlantic. Michelle Daigle and Don Rigley nominees of the 2018 Music NB Awards in the category of traditional/roots artist of the year have a broad repertoire of East…

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Work Party Under the Pines

May 14, 2019

Our little gem is in need of some tender loving care. Join us Saturday May 18th beginning at 8 am to help us clean up the historical graveyard, grounds and trails at Wilson’s Point. Please bring your rakes, shovels, gloves and wear good foot wear and some fly repellent. We…

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Wilson’s Point Summer Student Jobs

April 17, 2019

Interpretive History Guide Position Do you love to entertain and educate? Do you jump at the opportunity to speak to strangers about subjects you’re knowledgeable about? Do you enjoy history and working in a tranquil setting? If so, then our opening of interpretive history guide is right up your alley.…

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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.

Open Seasonal June to September, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm daily