Dalkeith Historical Society

Dalkeith – Ontario – Canada

Robbie Burns Brunch 2014

| May 15, 2014

The Dalkeith Historical Society hosted their annual Robbie Burns Brunch Saturday January 25,2014 as part of the very successful Dalkeith Winter Carnival which is organized by the Dalkeith Recreation Association. This Years entertainment once again saw the ever popular Macleod Fiddlers and Dancers perform alongside the McKenna Heritage performers. There was a good crowd in […]

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING -Saturday May 31, 2014

| May 5, 2014

“There’s a meeting here today, there’s a meeting here today I can tell by the smile on your face, there’s a meeting here today”song refrain Saturday May 31, 2014 Meet & Greet 11:00-11:30 A.M. 11:30 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 11:30 For the DALKEITH HISTORICAL SOCIETY GUEST SPEAKER MR. ALLAN JOSEPH MACDONALD Glengarry County Archivist The soon […]

Dalkeith Historical Society participated in Ontario Doors Open

| September 24, 2013

Saturday, Sept.7, 2013 Ontario Doors Open   A Visit to a Stone House Ruins With permission from the landowners  DHS hosted a guided tour of the MacDougall Ruins. From various research materials it seems that  around 1850 one of the MacDougalls built a stone house not only with the help of Scottish stonemasons but with the […]

Classy Cararet – A Smashing Success

| September 23, 2013

Dalkeith Historical Society’s  first ever public event in their new home was a smashing success. What a rollicking party that saw guests smiling and on their feet throughout the event. The Cabaret was what we wanted it to be: fun: a bit risque: a bit different. Black and white was the order of the day […]


| July 19, 2013

IT’S CLASSY CABARET TIME WHERE: 1841 Dalkeith Road WHEN: Friday August 23, 2013 TIME: Door open at 4:00P.M. COST: $20.00 per person (children $5 @ door) TICKETS: SCOTIA BANK, Alexandria (hwy. 34&43) / “AT THE DOOR” To make arrangements for tickets or to reserve Cabaret Tables call: 1-613-874-2514(Frances) 1-613-525-5155(Clara) 1-613-874-2337(Helen) 1-613-675-4404(Jacques) PROMOTIONS: SCOTIABANK Alexandria – […]

June 30th photos of the Art in the Park Day

| July 12, 2013

“Summer Skies, Summer breezes and a nice turnout of members and guests  meant for a successful June 30th activity. Enjoy the pics. they speak for themselves” ART in the PARK ADVENTURE – June 30, 2013

Annual Meeting Friday May 10, 2013

| May 13, 2013

Dalkeith Historical Society (2012) Annual Meeting Friday May 10, 2013 DHS held its first major activity in its new home. The meeting started off with a welcome & introductions. Ms. Uwizeyimana- Jacob, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration, Tourism, and Culture & Sport Regional Advisor were our guest. DHS has started a tradition both at the […]

Update on the Canoe/Kayak Paddle which took place April 20th, 2013

| April 22, 2013

The Canoe/Kayak Paddle from Lochinvar Bridge to Robertson Mills Park on the Upper section of the  Rigaud River took place Sat April 20. The water levels on the river had risen and dropped several times in the last weeks -so this seemed the most likely and possibly the last seasonal opportunity. 1000’s of snow geese […]

VKH Canoeists

| April 18, 2013

Hi everyone, Here are some ideas and coming events to get you thinking about canoeing this year. The Rigaud River is finally open. Rain is forecast this week so levels should be good for at least a week or so. Weather permitting we will try the Rigaud Saturday April 20. If it rains Saturday we […]

NEWS January 2013

| January 30, 2013

DALKEITH HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS-JANUARY, 2013 (Inc not for profit,2011—Charitable status & Chapel/Museum, 2012-www.dalkeithhistory.com) ROBBIE BURNS CELEBRATION DALKEITH, LOCHIEL WARD ,GLENGARRY COUNTY, ONTARIO Saturday January 26, 2013….10-1@ Dalkeith Library (A Dalkeith winter carnival event) Well we forgot to count exactly how many people showed up, but we know it was our best Robbie Burns Brunch ever. […]