The Glengarry News


$25,000 for Pioneer Museum

publisher Jun 28, 2017 - 10:42am

The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group is donating $25,000 to Dunvegan's Glengarry Pioneer Museum, one of six heritage organizations receiving a total of $150,000 from the company.

 “As a community-based business celebrating our own legacy of 122 years, we recognized Canada 150 as a perfect moment to step up and specifically help these organizations in their important work to remember, recount and reenact our shared history for future generations,” said Tim Shauf, The Commonwell President and CEO.

Battle of Glengarry

richard Sep 22, 2015 - 7:48am

The Annual Battle of Glengarry returns to the Glengarry Pioneer Museum in Dunvegan, where the early history of Upper Canada, comes to life.
September 26 and 27, re-enactors will once again return with their muskets, cannons and campfires to recreate the 1812-1814 conflict on the museum grounds.
Battles will be staged at 3 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Six years since its inception, the museum’s 1812 event has thrilled and delighted audiences both young and old. Even the re-enactors are captivated by the irresistible charm of rural Glengarry and they bring their families to bivouac for the entire weekend.
Details in the September 23 edition of The Glengarry News.

Heroes, horrors

richard Jul 16, 2015 - 3:55pm

Peter James MacLaren (photo) was one of three World War I soldiers Thelma MacCaskill spoke about at the Glengarry Pioneer Museum’s recent Speaker Series installment. Read about it in the July 15 edition of The Glengarry News.


richard Apr 17, 2015 - 10:32pm

Harold MacMillan (photo) was honoured with the Pioneer Award at Friday's annual meeting of the Glengarry Pioneer Museum in Dunvegan. The meeting featured a presentation to a volunteer recognition award to Karen Davison-Wood and a tribute by Dane Lanken to the "iconic" Velma Franklin, who passed away late last year. More coverage in our paper Wednesday.