Historic Contribution

The Glengarry Fencibles Trust – the non-profit citizens’ group looking to rehabilitate the Bishop’s House in St. Raphael’s – recently received an unexpected donation, but not one of a monetary nature.

Group develops big plans for landmark

BY SCOTT CARMICHAEL Now that the Glengarry Fencibles Trust has acquired the Bishop’s House in St. Raphael’s after more than a decade of campaigning and negotiating, the next phase – discussing and formulating plans for its rehabilitation – begins.

A Monumental Struggle

About 50 people attended a “Save the Bishop’s House” meeting at St. Raphael’s Community Centre last Wednesday night, an encouraging sign for the group looking to preserve the two-century-old landmark.