Hugh Pearson MacMillan roamed the highways, attics and basements of Ontario seeking out the often forgotten, usually unappreciated treasures of our documentary heritage.
"For more than 25 years, Hugh has roamed the highways, attics and basements of Ontario seeking out the often forgotten, usually unappreciated treasures of our documentary heritage.
Combining the skills of a great detective with patience and tenacity, he rescued many fragile records of our experience. His passion for history has been infectious, enlisting the help of many in the cause, and triumphing over bureaucracy and indifference. His achievements have been real and numerous. His exploits, though, are the stuff of legend."More Information | Buy Book
The Lochaber Emigrants to Glengarry is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of the Scottish people, in Scotland and North America.
This book deals with the conditions in Scotland before migration, settlement experiences in Glengarry, and the spread of these Scots-Canadians from Glengarry to the American and Canadian wests.
As well as colorful articles, this book contains a wealth of genealogical information, family trees, maps, photographs and other illustrations...
Hugh Pearson MacMillan was born in 1924 in Fitzroy Harbour, near Arnprior in the Ottawa Valley. His ancestors came to Canada from Scotland in 1793. By age 39, Hugh had been a soldier, a farmer, a sailor, an insurance agent, a journalist, and a public relations manager for a circus company and...