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  Kincardine, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Municipality of Kincardine is located on the shores of Lake Huron in the County of Bruce in the province of Ontario, Canada.
Kincardine and Walkerton were the main contenders, and the latter finally emerged victorious.
The Town of Kincardine, the Township of Kincardine, and the Township of Bruce were then amalgamated to form the Township of Kincardine-Bruce-Tiverton on January 1, 1999, with boundaries identical to those of the municipality that had existed in 1855.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kincardine,_Ontario   (751 words)

  
 South Bruce
Kincardine is famous for its sunsets with its distinctive lighthouse glowing in the foreground.
Kincardine is surrounded by the rich agricultural land of Kincardine Township.
Kincardine Township was first settled in the 1850’s as a result of the large agricultural development that was beginning in Southern Ontario.
www.electricscotland.com /history/canada/kincardine.htm   (2782 words)

  
 Kincardine News, Kincardine, ON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kincardine News — The Municipality of Kincardine has signed a hosting agreement with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) for the long term storage of low and intermediate nuclear waste, which provides Kincardine and surrounding communities with a benefit package worth in excess of $39,820,000 over the next 30 years.
Kincardine council gave third reading to the bylaw to accept the agreement for a deep geologic repository (DGR) at the WWMF, adjacent to the Bruce Power nuclear facility, at its Oct. 13 council meeting.
Agreement supported by all Kincardine is the only one of the five financial beneficiaries under the agreement to sign a formal agreement, but the other four municipalities have signed letters of agreement in principle.
www.kincardinenews.com /story.php?id=122545   (1289 words)

  
 Kincardine O'Neil
Kincardine O'Neil is the oldest village in Deeside.
Its name comes from two parts; Kincardine is the anglicised version of the Gaelic Ceann-na-cearn, which means head of the hill or district.
Saint Erchard (disciple of St Ternan) is the patron Saint of Kincardine O’Neil.
uk.geocities.com /k_o_n_twin/past.html   (897 words)

  
 Kincardine Castle, Scotland - Luxurious Villas For Rent - Travelers Digest
Very few homes match the splendor of Kincardine and even less afford their guests the opportunity to sample the ambiance of country house society living.
Kincardine is surrounded by scenic countryside great for walks on the edge of the Royal Deeside.
Kincardine is well placed to provide its guests with a huge array of activities, both sporting and cultural.
www.travelersdigest.com /villas/europe/scotland/kincardine_castle.htm   (346 words)

  
 Kincardine, Ontario Canada
Close to downtown Kincardine, nestled on the shoreline at the inner end of the harbour at the edge of the Penetangore River, this white wooden lighthouse was built in 1881.
Since September 1980, the Canadian Coast Guard has leased the lighthouse to the Kincardine Yacht Club, who are responsible for maintaining and operating the lighthouse, the range light and the fog horn.
When the light from the lighthouse is aligned with the 250-watt light at the north end of the pier, vessels are able to steer a safe passage into the harbour.
www.sunsets.com /kincardine/lighthouse.html   (513 words)

  
 Kincardine, Scotland (Counties)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kincardine is a maritime county in northeast Scotland, bounded on the east by the North Sea, south and west by Angus, and on the north by Aberdeenshire.
The western half of the shire is occupied by the Grampian Hills, a high range culminating in the peak of Mount Battock (2555 feet), which rises at the corner of three shires: Angus, Aberdeen, and Kincardine.
The coastline of Kincardine is very rugged with few breaks in 250-foot cliffs, but the northwestern section belongs to the beautiful valley of the Dee and the southwest is a fertile area comprised of 50,000 acres knwon as the "How of Mearns."
www.ohwy.com /st/y/ykinc.htm   (141 words)

  
 Kincardine Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Kincardine, or Kincardine on Forth to give it its full name, is a large village on the north side of the Forth at the point it narrows from estuary to river.
When it was built, the Kincardine Bridge was the longest swing bridge in Europe, which allowed ships to continue up the river to Alloa and Stirling.
Meanwhile there are plans on the table for a second Kincardine Bridge, crossing obliquely from near the southern end of the existing bridge to the old site of the Kincardine Power Station before taking traffic to the west of the village.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /kincardine/kincardine   (714 words)

  
 In the Shadow of Cairngorm - X. The Kirks of Abernethy and Kincardine
The Decanatus or Deanery of Strathspey embraced the Churches of Cromdale and Advie, Kingussie and Insh, Duthil, Inveran, Abernethy, Kincardine, Rothiemurchus, Logykenny, and Alvie" (Reg.
The evils of this were great, and in 1866, through the efforts of the present incumbent, an arrangement was made whereby Kincardine was made a royal bounty station, and since then divine service has been maintained regularly in both churches.
The patron saints of Kincardine and Abernethy are St Catharine and St George.
www.electricscotland.com /history/cairngorm/10.htm   (2435 words)

  
 KINCARDINE HOUSEPARTIES
Kincardine Castle was built as an 'entertaining machine' - a job which it does as well today as it did then.
We stress that Kincardine is a private house, not an hotel.
The special delight of Kincardine is the fact that you are not only entering a fine country house but that you are spending time with the Laird and his family.
www.kincardinecastle.com /houseparties.htm   (249 words)

  
 New bridge at Kincardine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Likewise in Kincardine Village the impact will be substantial as road safety and pollution problems currently experienced by village residents from existing continual traffic will be removed and the quality of life for local communities enhanced.
The existing Kincardine Bridge opened in 1936 and until the Forth Road Bridge opened in 1964 was the furthest-downstream road link across the Forth Estuary.
The existing bridge and the junctions within Kincardine village are unable to cope with the traffic volumes seeking to cross the Forth at Kincardine, resulting in queues forming on both sides of the Estuary at any time during the working day.
www.scotland.gov.uk /pages/news/2002/12/SEet228.aspx   (878 words)

  
 Overview of Kincardine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A village at the western extremity of Fife, Kincardine (known fully as Kincardine-on-Forth) is situated on the River Forth in Tulliallan Parish.
The Unicorn Inn was the birthplace of the physicist and chemist Sir James Dewar (1842-1923) who was the inventor of the vacuum flask, the first man to liquefy hydrogen gas and co-inventor of the explosive cordite.
The Kincardine Power Station opened in 1960 was demolished in 2002 and the Longannet caol mine, the last deep mine in Scotland, was demolished the same year.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/towns/townfirst43.html   (265 words)

  
 Kincardine Landfill
The Valentine landfill is located on parts of lots A and B, Concession A, Plan 61, Town of Kincardine, County of Bruce and is certified to receive domestic and solid non-hazardous, industrial and commercial waste.
The order also provides that the Town of Kincardine submit an environmental assessment by December 31, 1999 for the approval of a long term solution on the use of the landfill site.
The Town of Kincardine submitted an environmental assessment on December 30, 1998, seeking approval for the continued use of the Valentine Avenue Landfill Site to the engineered capacity approved under the current Certificate of Approval.
www.ene.gov.on.ca /envision/env_reg/ea/English/EAs/kincardine.htm   (291 words)

  
 Kincardine Baptist Church
Later a log chapel was built in Kincardine in the shape of a cross and apparently the work was carried on by the Rev. Wm.
During two year's ministry at Kincardine 110 were converted and baptized and when he left the total membership amounted to 127.
The first parsonage for the Kincardine Baptist Church was purchased in 1922 on the south side of town.
www.mc-pro.com /kbc/history.html   (2902 words)

  
 Kincardine Scottish Pipe Band
The Kincardine Scottish Pipe Band celebrated its 90th anniversary in 1998 and is believed to be the oldest street pipe band with unbroken service in Ontario.
During his leadership years, the band played on the radio out of London, Ontario, traveled with the Kincardine Fire Brigade to their field days, and, in 1935, led the parade when the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable R.B. Bennett, came to Kincardine.
In 1995 the band had become a charitable organization, pipe and drum instruction was a priority, the membership had nearly doubled and the band began wearing the Kincardine Tartan.
www.kspb.ca   (692 words)

  
 Kincardine Real Estate - Values, Ontario MLS Listings,Homes For Sale,Realtors
Many times Kincardine Real Estate buyers avoid using the services of a REALTOR under the mistaken belief that it costs them money - or that they will be able to negotiate a better deal directly with the seller or seller's real estate agent.
Real estate is a unique business, where an agent with one day's experience and no home sales gets paid the same as real estate agents with several years experience and hundreds of successful sales.
When viewing Kincardine homes for sale, it is important for homebuyers to know and understand for whom the agent helping with the house hunting is actually working.
www.epoweredprofessionals.com /kincardine   (454 words)

  
 Royal Canadian Legion MacDonald Br. 183 Kincardine
Our Branch is housed in a Heritage building at 219 Lambton Street, one block west of downtown Kincardine, one block east of Lake Huron and a block north of the lighthouse.
The Branch is shown on the map in grid 5-B, in the lower-right corner of the grid.
These links take you to maps located on the Municipality of Kincardine web site, and they are the property of the Municipality.
kincardinelegion.tripod.com   (79 words)

  
 Doors Open Kincardine
Some Programs are available at Victoria Park Gallery in Kincardine on Sunday Oct 9 from noon to 3pm and Wednesday to Saturday, 11am to 5pm, and at the Kincardine Tourism office on highway 21 when it reopens on Tuesday Oct 11.
If you are visiting Kincardine from out of town and need accomodation, we suggest that you check www.sunsets.com for further information.
The Kincardine Theatre Guild will be giving backstage tours at the theatre on the second floor of the Arts Centre (site 6) and a tour of their costume department.
www.doorsopenkincardine.com   (1085 words)

  
 Kincardine Local History Group Homepage
The Kincardine-on-Forth Local History Group is dedicated to exploring the history of Kincardine, Fife, Scotland as well as other more general aspects of both local and global history.
We are a group of amateur enthusiasts who are keen to learn and document everything to do with the history of Kincardine and its people, and we are always pleased to hear from anyone with information, stories or photographs that may be of interest to us.
Kincardine's High Rise Flats - they've dominated the skyline of Kincardine for over 30 years, but no one seems to have taken any photographs of the controversial structures being built.
www.rocinante.demon.co.uk /klhg/klhgindx.htm   (640 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Kincardine, town, Canada, Canada (Canadian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Kincardine, town, Canada, Canada (Canadian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
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 Kincardine, Ontario Canada
Since the mid 1800's when imposing freighters and feisty steam ships first plied the local waters of the Great Lakes, the Municipality has come to symbolize a spirit of adventure in celebration of our special affinity with Lake Huron's striking ambiance and abundant natural resources.
Today, the Municipality of Kincardine boasts of many treasured amenities, waiting to be discovered.
To experience the Municipality of Kincardine is to explore something new….something old.
www.sunsets.com /kincardine   (236 words)

  
 Kincardine road proposals go public   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It will remove Fife traffic from Kincardine village and provide significant benefits to local residents by reducing congestion, noise, accidents and pollution.
Design and assessment work on the Eastern Link Road has been accelerated in advance of the proposed new crossing of the Forth upstream of the existing bridge at Kincardine in order to bring the benefits of improved road safety and a reduction in traffic congestion sooner to Kincardine.
A new signal controlled junction at the northern end of the existing bridge is designed to reduce queuing in Kincardine village as far as is practicable before a new crossing is built.
www.scotland.gov.uk /pages/news/2001/09/SE4062.aspx   (364 words)

  
 Aberdeenshire West & Kincardine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the 1983 boundary review Kincardine & Deeside was formed with 41 % of its voters from North Angus & Means, 32 % from Aberdeen South and 28 % from Aberdeenshire West.
The Liberals were only 2,000 votes and 4% behind the Tories in the 1987 General election and their candidate, Nicol Stephen, took the seat with a 7,800 majority in the by election in November 1991.
Unlike the SNP victory in Govan two years before, Kincardine and Deeside was seen in England as just another Liberal by election victory.
www.alba.org.uk /scot99constit/n04.html   (1054 words)

  
 Kincardine Council backs nuclear disposal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The level of support hits 73 per cent when those who are neutral or refused to answer were excluded from the total.
Sutton said Kincardine is the first town he knows of that has volunteered to be a host for a disposal facility.
Under the agreement, OPG will pay Kincardine and four area municipalities $35.7 million over 30 years.
www.electricityforum.com /news/feb05/Kincardinenuclear.html   (519 words)

  
 Doors Open Kincardine Sites
The Walker House is a prime example of an early Georgian style building, and is the oldest surviving wooden hotel in Bruce and Grey Counties.
Built in 1850 by Francis 'Paddy' Walker – the most chronicled of pioneer tavern keepers, known for his business savvy and colourful language – it is the oldest standing building in Kincardine.
Kincardine Theatre Guild will be giving backstage tours at the theatre on the second floor and a tour of their costume department.
www.doorsopenkincardin.com /sites.html   (1713 words)

  
 The GRAHAM family of Kincardine
Many Doigs also have a descent from the early Grahams of Kincardine through descent from Dorothy Cuninghame, wife of James Dog of Dunrobin in the late sixteenth century.
The arms of David's second son, Sir John Graham of Dundaff, who was killed fighting alongside William Wallace when he was defeated by the English at the Battle of Falkirk on 22 July 1298.
Patrick was sent to negotiate the marriage of Prince Alexander of Scotland and Margaret of Flanders in 1281.
www.doig.net /grahamk.html   (1419 words)

  
 Bruce Amateur Radio Club, Kincardine, Ontario, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Bruce Amateur Radio Club meets in the town of Kincardine, Ontario.
Approximately 120 miles WNW of Toronto, Ontario or 120 miles NNE of Detroit, Michigan on the east shore of Lake Huron
the Kincardine water tower on a frequency of
www.brucearc.on.ca   (143 words)

  
 Grace, Kincardine/Southampton Lutheran Churches - MakingAbortionUnthinkable   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On April 03, 2004 Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kincardine invited the community to join them for a special workshop to sort out the scientific, philosophic, and moral issues surrounding abortion.
Those who attended were pro-life from the start but hoped to sort out the arguments in their own minds so that they would feel confident speaking to the issue.
Bob Cyr, of Kincardine and Area Right to Life, commented, "Our local group hasn’t had this type of practical workshop before.
www.forministry.com /CAONLCHCAGKLGK/MakingAbortionUnthinkable.dsp   (559 words)

  
 Ancestors of Don Jarrell John Mackinnon (Mac) JARRELL
After the war, Mac worked for Dept. of Revenue in London and St. Catharines, and finally retired in Kincardine.
Toots met Mac through an arranged ride from Toronto to Kincardine (Mac was attending University in Toronto at the time, while Toots was attending hairdressing school - and both mothers agreed to arrange the ride home).
Following retirement, Mac and Toots retired to Kincardine, Ontario, rebuilding the old family cottage " Blinkbonnie" into a home on Saugeen Street.
www.jarrell.ca /20.htm   (254 words)

  
 Bellfree Bed and Breakfast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Downstairs enjoy breakfast in the dining room, and full use of a sitting room with TV and stereo.
In the summer, guests may also wish to sit in the screened porch or perennial garden for breakfast, to read a book or just watch Kincardine pass by.
We are located 1 block from the downtown shopping area, 3 blocks from the beach and harbour, and never far from where you want to be.
home.tnt21.com /~asmcqu   (152 words)

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