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2017 President’s Report

In the years leading up to 2016 Glengarry History has done very well in dealing with important and challenging issues. By-laws were updated and steps were taken to assure compliance with provincial and federal requirements . Help and support were provided to get the Nor’ Westers and Loyalist Museum on its way to independent functioning […]

Financial Statement for the year End 2016

Click this link to see the Financial Statement, 2016.

Please note: Change of presentation locale

The following presentation was originally planned to be at the Church on the Hill, Alexandria. Instead it will be held at the Dunvegan Recreation Hall. —————– Dunvegan Disruption: The Rev John Mackechnie, country minister and scholar of the Gaelic In the early 1970s, there was a sharp divide over Mr Mackechnie’s pastorship at the Kenyon […]

Notification of Annual General Meeting

Glengarry Historical SocietyAnnual General MeetingThursday, 5th May 2016 at 6.00pm Church-on-the-Hill, Alexandria Agenda   Quorum Minutes of the 2015 Annual General Meeting* Business arising for the Minutes Approval of 2015 Financial Statements* Presidents Report Election of Directors Appointment of Financial Reviewer Other Business Adjournment The new Board of Directors will meet briefly following the AGM […]

J.T. Schell: Alexandria Industrialist – Speaker: Dane Lanken

Member Meetings April 7th, 2016 at 7.30pm  J.T.Schell: Alexandria Industrialist. Speaker: Dane Lanken Church-on-the-Hill, Alexandria Members??  $5.00 Non-Members??  $10.00 Information: ?613-209-0202?? www.glengarryhistory.ca    

2016 History Prize – $300

 Open to all high school students resident in Glengarry County.  Submit an essay 1,000 – 2,000 words. Submissions may be in either official language. Choose your own topic on the history of Glengarry County since 1792. Closing date: 23rd April 2016  Submissions to: flockton23@outlook.com   or GHS, Box 416, Alexandria. ON. K0C 1B0

John Rae and “Political Economy” in 1834 – Speaker: David Anderson

 Member Meetings March 3, 2016 at 7:30 John Rae and “Political Economy” in 1834. Speaker: David Anderson Church-on-the-Hill, Alexandria Members $5.00 Non-Members $10.00 Information: 613-209-0202 www.glengarryhistory.ca            

A History of Maple Syrup – Speaker: Gary Ivens

  Member Meetings February 4th, 2016 at 7.30pm A History of Maple Syrup Speaker: Gary Ivens Church-on-the-Hill, Alexandria Members ??$5.00 Non-Members ??$10.00 Information: ?613-209-0202??      

Historic Tour Sponsored by the Glengarry Nor’ Westers and Loyalist Museum Tuesday June 21, 2016 to Thursday June 23, 2016

A tour of various historic sites in Quebec is being organized by the Nor’Westers and Loyalist Museum.   Details follow: June 21 Delaney Coach Departing from Charlottenburgh Arena at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday First stop is Vieux Terrebonne, where we will tour historic buildings, once owned by Roderick MacKenzie.  He was a prominent Canadian fur trader, […]

Annual Report 2015

The Annual Report for 2015 is now available.