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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June 15, 2019

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 22nd 2019 2-430 pm Wilson’s Point Historic Site Join us as Playwright Shawn McCarthy and the his troop of Players bring William Davidson to life where it all began. The tales picks up as Davidson returns to the river from seeking refuge in Fredericton and has to rebuild…

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Family Days at MacDonald Farm

June 14, 2019

SUNDAY JULY 7th and SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 1st 2019 Spend the day exploring this historical farm and take part in games and events the whole family can enjoy. Children under 12 will be admitted for free. Come make some memories that will last a life time. Follow us on Facebook and…

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June 14, 2019

Tuesday June 25th 2019 10am- 4pm Join us as the farm comes to life for another adventure filled season. Don’t miss out!

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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.


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