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Additional Biographies

When the Dictionary of Glengarry Biography was published by Royce MacGillivray, it was realized that some entries may be missing. It would be a monumental task to cover all possible biographies within a reasonable timeframe, So Royce decided to stop at a particular point, and allow for the possibility of additional entries later. In fact […]

Video Online – Glengarry Remembers

The video shown at the presentation on November 11 is now available on Youtube. Just click here to view it.

Notice – Change of venue

The November 11 Video Premiere “Glengarry Remembers” will be in the Michel Depratto hall at the Glengarry Sports Palace.  There is an elevator service to get to the upper room.

Video Presentation

Glengarry History Video Premiere: “Glengarry Remembers” Written and Directed by Robin Flockton 7:30pm Thursday, November 11, 2021 Admission:  Members $5,  Non-members $10 Covid protocol requires masks to be worn until seated; vaccinations required. Information: or or call 613 525-3806 or 613 347-7192

Cancellation Notice

Please note the cancellation of the Glengarry History event for October 7, 2021.

The online edition of Dictionary of Glengarry Biography is now available

We are pleased to announce that the Dictionary of Glengarry Biography online edition is now available.  Creating an online version was one of the last projects initiated by Robin Flockton.  The original print version by Royce MacGillivray collects together in one volume, more than 1500 biographical sketches of notable people of Glengarry, from the first […]

Glengarry History Speaker Series

David Rayside, Professor of Politics at University of Toronto (retired) tells about Edith Rayside’s Village: Lancaster origins and the making of a nurse legend 7:30 pm.  Thursday, September 2, 2021 at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall, Lancaster Branch #544           119 Military Rd,  Lancaster Admission –   Members: $5      […]

A Tribute to Robin Flockton

Tribute: Robin Flockton “Rest not. Life is sweeping by; go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time.” Goethe. Several months ago I suggested the above quotation as being indicative of the ambitious drive of the man who contributed so much to Glengarry (and probably beyond). Glengarry is privileged […]

Glengarry History Update Report : May 2021

What has happened and what has not happened at Glengarry History during this pandemic-dominated 2020-21 season ? Besides or despite Covid-19. The October 2020 update newsletter made mention of the public events and activities that could not happen : the Speakers Series gatherings and the Annual General Meetings. Some undertakings have gone forth, however. You […]

New Heritage Plaques

Two new Heritage Plaques have been installed in Alexandria. They are described in the newspaper articles in the  Glengarry News and Standard Freeholder.