2010

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George Montgomery

George Montgomery

2010 Jun

George Montgomery was one of the best known pipers throughout the S.D.& G. Area. Throughout his piping years he played at just about every concert, fair, Orange Walk and parade as well as many weddings and funerals in the three United Counties. In 1910, George was in Vancouver on a harvest excursion and while there, […]

Neil Austin R. MacDonald

Neil Austin R. MacDonald

2010 Jun

Neilie, born February 5, 1884 at North Lancaster, was the son of Austin R. McDonald and his wife Flora Campbell. He was widely known throughout the county for his entertainment; his musical ability contributed to the enjoyment of many at concerts, weddings, socials but he was happiest at the good old house parties where he […]

The Glengarry Pipe Band

2010 Jun

For nearly fifty years, the people of Glengarry and beyond have been so very lucky and blessed to have the Glengarry Pipe Band in their midst. Indeed, it is gratifying to know how the wonderful traditions of Scottish culture have benefited from the influence of this band. So many parades, socials, concerts, galas, competitions, etc. […]

Bob Burnie

Bob Burnie

2010 Jun

In February, 1975, Bob joined the Brigadoons with Rob Taylor, Gaye Leroux and Brian McDonell. Through the years, the group gained popularity in Glengarry and the outlying areas. They played throughout SD&G counties as well as Ottawa and the surrounding areas. They also travelled throughout New York State and even up to the Canadian Army […]