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    Dictionary of Glengarry Biography
    A comprehensive history of Glengarry County told through the lives of pioneers, fur traders, soldiers, farmers, railway barons, politicians, criminals; anybody and everybody who helped make Glengarry County Canada’s most storied and most celebrated county.

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    Membership in Glengarry History means you are an integral part in preserving local history. You are invited to each of the regular meetings, which usually feature an interesting guest speaker or presentation. You will receive the Online Newsletter (several per year), and advance notice of events. Membership in Glengarry History is $20 annually, or $200 for a lifetime membership. Click here to become a member

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 Financial Report 2019-2020

              Glengarry Historical Society                    ( incorporated January 6, 1962 )       Schedule of Assets, as of December 31, 2020.                                       […]

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.

Note to Glengarry History Members – October 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has stymied activity at Glengarry History.  Our last public event was that of March 5, 2020.  The anxiously anticipated feature “Memories of Our Grandfathers, Glengarry Country Doctors” by Elizabeth MacGillivray and Cloe Ann Baker scheduled for April did not happen; hopefully, we can re-schedule . The Annual General Meeting in May could […]

Annual General Meeting 2020 – Approval

Due to present circumstance of Covid-19 restraint our Glengarry History May 7, 2020 Annual General Meeting could not proceed.  Consequently, you will find enclosed: President’s Report ( Summary of GH 2019-20 activities) Financial Statement for 2019 (has been approved by the GH Board) As mentioned in the President’s Report  two new members have been proposed […]

May 7 Potluck and Annual General Meeting – CANCELLED

The May 7 Potluck and Annual General Meeting is cancelled due to the Covid19 pandemic.

APRIL 2, 2020, Presentation Cancelled.

The meeting and presentation previously scheduled for April 2 is cancelled due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

January 2, 2020 Meeting Cancelled

The meeting previously scheduled for January 2, 2020 featuring scheduled speaker, Robert MacPherson, is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. It is hoped that the presentation can be rescheduled for the fall, 2020.

D.C. Cameron and the Gothic Line