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About the Highland Society

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. Read more »

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Historic St. Andrews Cemetery (Chatham)

Corner of Water St. & St. Andrew’s St.

Protestantism came to the Miramichi between 1765 and 1800 with the arrival of Scottish Immigrants. The first Presbyterian Church on the river was established at Wilson’s Point after 1792. The first Minister was the Rev. John Urquhart, who held services on alternate Sundays at Wilson’s Point and a second church at Moorfield. Rev. Urquhart drowned in 1814 while crossing the Miramichi River.

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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

Opening for the season June 28, 2022 from Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 AM  to 5:00 PM.

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

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

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Timeline photosTime sure flies fast. Only one more month (and 2 days) until our opening day! We're getting ready for another great summer here at the farm, so be sure to mark us in your calendars.

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Timeline photosIf you like working outdoors you're in luck, we're hiring a maintenance helper!

Responsibilities will include: Watering and feeding animals, maintenance of grounds (lawn-mowing, weed-eating, weeding garden and other various tasks).

Email resumes to: dawnmacdonald@xplornet.ca

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Timeline photosLooking to spend more time at the farm? Great news, we're hiring!

Responsibilities for this position will include: leading guided tours of the farmhouse, cleaning of the house, maintaining the garden, tending to the animals, greeting visitors at the Welcome Center, processing payment(cash/debit) for gift shop items, daily cleaning requirements at Welcome Center and working at all special events held throughout the summer.

Applicants will need to demonstrate strong communication skills, problem solving, be courteous and friendly and have a strong work ethic. Bilingualism would be an asset.

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