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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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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

The Military Career of A G F Macdonald

Schedule of Events 2019-2020 / Speaker Series

September 5, 2019 Robin Flockton D.C.Cameron and the Gothic Line Sandfield Center (Alexandria) October 3, 2019 Allan MacDonald The Macdonell House, the Future Home of the Archives Sandfield Center (Alexandria) November 7, 2019 Mackie Robertson The Extraordinary Roderick J. McDonald Family Alexandria United Church-on-the-Hill December 5, 2019 Bernie MacCulloch Glen Roy, a Historical Tour Alexandria […]

Change of Events

The December 6 event (History of Pipers of Glengarry) is rescheduled to January 3, and the January 3 event (A Glengarry Luthier) will now take place on December 6. The venue for both is the Church on the Hill, Alexandria.