July 28, 2019. Community Memorial Service. Gough Cemetery, 5018 Scotchmere Drive, Glencoe, Metcalfe Township, ON. 2:00 p.m. Bring a lawn chair. No rain date. In case of rain, the event will relocate to The Archives, 178 McKellar Street, Glencoe, ON.
May 15, 2019. Open House at The Archives! 178 McKellar Street, Glencoe, ON. Come and see what we are all about.
10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting at 11 a.m. Re-dedication of Rotary Memorial. Refreshments and tours. Draws for free memberships.
Main Price – Ancestry DNA kit.
This story printed with permission from Marie Williams-Gagnon.
The descendants of Archibald and Nancy McKellar gathered together, Saturday, August 25, 2018 to celebrate the milestone anniversary of their arrival and settlement in Metcalfe Township. The reunion was held at A.W. Campbell Conservation Area at Alvinston. Although it was a rainy and inhospitable day, about 100 interested family attendees enjoyed food, games, contests, stories and photos, and exchanged genealogy information.
The McKellars, both natives of the parish of Kilmicheal-Glassary, Argyll, Scotland, migrated to Canada in 1831 and eventually made their way to Metcalfe Township in west Middlesex County. This was certainly a time of hardship and toil for the early pioneer family.
The original homestead farm located at Lot 24, Concession 6, was purchased and carved from the forest in 1838 and has been continuously in the family since then, handed down, inherited and purchased by direct descendants. The current owners are sixth generation, Hugh McKellar and his wife Andrea Boyd.