In 1978 the dream of many residents of Lake Ainslie came to life. The home of the Dan C. and Mary Jessie MacDonald was deeded to the Lake Ainslie historical Society for use as a museum. The Lake Ainslie Historical Society comprised a group of community members who "were interested in preserving, in a manner as authentically as is possible, the names, dates, and all historical data relating to the pioneers of this area". The official opening of the MacDonald House Museum was celebrated on August 18th, 1984. We invite you to view our revised ByLaws and Vision & Mission. These will come to our Annual Meeting in August for discussion and approval.
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MacDonald House Museum
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia