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  Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (town) - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lunenburg is a small town on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada at 44.37° North 64.32° West approximately 90 kilometres southwest of the provincial capital Halifax on the Atlantic coast.
The town of Lunenburg is not to be confused with the Municipal District of Lunenburg.
Lunenburg is the birthplace of the world famous schooner Bluenose and her daughter Bluenose II which remains an important tourist attraction in the town, her home port.
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 Lunenburg Academy Home Page
When the first Academy was constructed, the first school was purchased by the Anglican Church for the princely sum of $85 and was to be used as a Parish Hall.
The second Lunenburg Academy, the third school, was built in 1894 - 95 on the Gallows Hill.
Through the efforts of the Lunenburg Academy Foundation, the Lunenburg Academy, on March 20, 1984, received the official designation of a Provincial Heritage Property.
www.lunenburg.ednet.ns.ca   (702 words)

  
 Legion Magazine : Lunenburg By The Sea
Because even though Lunenburg is still very much a working seaport on Nova Scotia's south shore, it now also attracts thousands of tourists per year--people whose only acquaintance with fish may have been forged in a grocery store.
This isn't the first time Lunenburgers have re-invented themselves and their community which is situated on Lunenburg Bay, roughly 90 kilometres southwest of Halifax.
Lunenburg Branch of The Royal Canadian Legion makes an effort to cater to visitors and is a member of the tourism association.
www.legionmagazine.com /features/celebratingcanada/01-11.asp   (2157 words)

  
 LUNENBURG
Lunenburg itself is a delightful fishing village of about 2,500, designated a UNESCO world heritage site, and homeport of the famous Bluenose.
Lunenburg was first designated as a National Historic District by the Federal government in 1992, a fitting honour recognizing the rich heritage of the Town.
Old Town Lunenburg, where all streets are straight and all corners square, is the best surviving example of a British colonial policy of creating new settlements by imposing a pre-designed "model town" plan on whatever tract of wilderness it was the King's pleasure to colonize.
www.halifaxbuddy.ca /LUNENBURG.htm   (633 words)

  
 William Bowen Sr of Lunenburg Co, VA
Lunenburg DB 10 p 214 26 Nov 1761 John Bailey of Edgecombe Co, NC to William Bailey of Lunenburg [both were sons of Henry Bailey] 132 acres in Lunenburg bounded by the Meherrin River at James Vaughan's line, Rockey Branch, William Bowen, the Little Cr.
Lunenburg WB 1, p 257 dated 10 Jun 1758 states that the inventory of the estate of Robert Turner decd was presented by James Arnold, Wm (A) Allen, and Reuben Vaughn, apprs.
Ephraim did not appear in the Lunenburg records until years after he was of age and may have been living elsewhere as a young man. This Robert who appeared in the Lunenburg records was probably a brother to Drury Bowen.
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 Lunenburg : Introduction | Frommers.com
Lunenburg is one of Nova Scotia's most historic and appealing villages, a fact recognized in 1995 when UNESCO declared the old downtown a World Heritage Site.
Lunenburg, however, is located on a harbor flanked by steep hills, and implementers of the model town plan saw no reason to bend around these.
About 70% of the downtown buildings date from the 18th and 19th centuries, and many of these are possessed of a distinctive style and are painted in bright colors.
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 Lunenburg
Lunenburg is a historical town located on the eastern shore of Nova Scotia, approximately 90 kilometres south of Halifax.
The area around Lunenburg was first inhabited by the Mi’ kmaq Indians until the early 1700's when the land was cleared by Acadian farmers.
The people of Lunenburg are mostly all from German, Swiss, or French heritage and are descendants of the original settlers.
www.grc.k12.nf.ca /atlantic/lunenburg.htm   (571 words)

  
 Lunenburg
Lunenburg is a famous fishing and shipbuilding port where the Bluenose was built in 1921.
It was tied up near the south end of Lunenburg, very close to the area where the Bluenose and Bluenose II were built.
The Lunenburg Memorial to Sailors lost at sea is shown in the middle photo.
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 Filming in Lunenburg - Town of Lunenburg
The Lunenburg Town Office and local businesses have established the community as a centre of filming excellence, meeting the needs of the film, television and advertising industries.
Lunenburg is proud to be the production and filming base for the feature film, Dolores Claiborne based on the Stephen King novel and starring Christopher Plummer, Kathy Bates, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
Lunenburg offers the film industry a visual and location versatility that includes federally designated heritage properties rich in unique architectural detail, rocky coastlines, marine settings, rich farmland, beautiful beaches and a harbour dotted with tall ships and fishing vessels.
www.town.lunenburg.ns.ca /view.php?film   (327 words)

  
 The Brigantine Inn & Suites: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia: Travel
Founded in 1753, the Town of Lunenburg is the perfect place to stay while you immerse yourself in the culture and hospitality of the South Shore.
The Lunenburg Academy, an excellent example of 19th century Second Empire architecture and the numerous historic churches, all add to the unique charm of Lunenburg's tree-lined streets.
Lunenburg's talented artisans capture the tradition of their Maritime heritage in their work with hand carved duck decoys, ship models, pottery and beautiful paintings displayed in local art galleries and gift shops.
www.brigantineinn.com /lunenburg.html   (475 words)

  
 Lunenburg County -- Virginia's Heartland Partnership
Lunenburg County is located in the southcentral Piedmont region of Virginia.
Lunenburg County is 65 miles southwest of Richmond; 130 miles west of Norfolk; and 96 miles from Raleigh, North Carolina.
Lunenburg County has a County Administrator and a seven-member Board of Supervisors.
www.virginiasheartland.org /lunenburgcounty.html   (814 words)

  
 The Settlement of Lunenburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was located on a peninsula which could be closed off by a palisade for protection, and the cleared area was big enough for the town, a common area for grazing animals and a large plot of gardens for the settlers.
In 1755 many men from Lunenburg went to Grand Pre to collect cows and horses left behind by the Acadians who were expelled from Nova Scotia that year.
However, Lunenburg became the main source of firewood for Halifax, and when weather was good they soon produced so many potatoes that they exported those too to Halifax.
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 Open Directory - Regional:North America:Canada:Nova Scotia:Counties:Lunenburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lunenburg County, on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, is famous for its tourist, craft, and forestry industries.
By Chapter 52 of the Statutes of 1863 the Township of Chester in the County of Lunenburg was made a separate District for certain specified purposes.
That Statute provided authority for the appointment of a Custos Rotulorum and for the establishment of a general sessions of the peace for the District of Chester, with the same powers as if it were a separate county.
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 The Senator Luxury Bed & Breakfast in Lunenburg Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lunenburg is also well known for its shipbuilding as the homeport of the Bluenose and Bluenose II and construction of the HMCS Rose (the world's largest working wooden tall ship) and HMCS Bounty for the movie Mutiny on the Bounty.
Lunenburg is one of only two (2) World Heritage Sites that are urban areas in continental North America, the other being Quebec City.
Lunenburg has a dive shop where scuba gear can be rented and charters can be arranged.
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 Lunenburg, Vermont, New England, USA
As with nearby Brunswick and Ferdinand, Lunenberg was named in honor of the victor at Minden in the Seven Years War, Prince Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand of Brunswick-Lüneburg, as part of Benning Wentworth's ongoing but unsuccessful efforts to win favor with George III.
Isaac Gilman was born to poverty in a Russian village, came to New York City in the 1880's, and later founded the Gilman Paper Company.
At some time he acquired an interest in a company in what was then Lunenburg's village of Fitzdale.
www.virtualvermont.com /towns/lunenburg.html   (387 words)

  
 Lunenburg on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The district was chiefly settled c.1750 by Germans from Hanover.
Gitto Global, based in Lunenburg, Massachusetts, reports that U.S. Dept. of Environmental Protection has approved the company's plan to expand production capacity.
Amy Abo of East Hartford, Conn., Lauren Kennedy of Lunenburg, Mass., and Jason Mannello of Waterbury, Conn., are the winners of Integrity Graphics' 2001 Scholarship Competition.
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 Lunenburg Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Composites Atlantic, headquartered in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, will produce a brace that helps attach the pylon to the 787 wing.
Lunenburg is a town in southern Nova Scotia, Canada, at 44.37° North 64.32° West approximately 90 kilometres southwest of the provincial capital Halifax on the Atlantic coast.
The famous schooner Bluenose was launched here, and her daughter Bluenose II is an important tourist attraction in the town, her home port.
www.wikiverse.org /lunenburg-nova-scotia   (333 words)

  
 Lunenburg Academy Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lunenburg, N.S. The Lunenburg Academy Foundation was incorporated in 1981 and has as its objective, the upkeep, preservation and restoration of the Lunenburg Academy, in order to retain it as an integral part of the educational and cultural life of the Town.
We invite you to become an active member of the Foundation, not only by providing your ideas and suggestions, but also by your financial support.
As a Member of the Lunenburg Academy Foundation your name will be placed on the mailing list of Academy Alumni news, as well as current events.
www.lunenburg.ednet.ns.ca /foundation_main.html   (115 words)

  
 Find Lunenburg, VT Tile Contractors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Because Lunenburg, Vermont tile setters charge according to how long they think it will take to do the job, these price variations reflect different installation methods as well as the amount of the time they take to set the tile.
Because there may be such a variation among Lunenburg, Vermont tile contractors, be sure the tile installation method and the type of tile are included in the written bids in order to compare estimates accurately.
Lunenburg, Vermont tile and grout repair companies not only specialize in repairing tiles, they can also ensure the new grout matches the old.
www.servicemagic.com /project.Tile.Lunenburg.Vermont.-11035.html   (217 words)

  
 Nova Scotia Archives & Records Management - Lunenburg by the Sea
Just as the founding families accepted the verdict spelled out by the cards, so too have their descendants accepted and mastered, in the 250 years since then, the assorted card hands dealt to them by geography and nature, the passage of time and the changing economic landscape.
A community shaped entirely by the dialogue between land and sea, Lunenburg has always displayed a healthy understanding of itself and a creative approach to its survival.
In 1995 the town was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Lunenburg thus sailed into the millennium with both an old and new identity, complete with international recognition and a fresh lease on life.
www.gov.ns.ca /nsarm/virtual/lunenburg   (901 words)

  
 Lunenburg, Massachusetts MA, town profile (Worcester County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Lunenburg, MA Lunenburg is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lunenburg was $26,986, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Lunenburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $526.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=3013   (449 words)

  
 The 2005 Line Up for Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival . August 4 to 7, 2005 - Lunenburg Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Connie is legendary on the Canadian music scene with her repertoire of original material embracing elements of gospel, country, folk, blue grass and contemporary.
This Lunenburg County resident shares his life stories with the listener integrating into his music the passions of life at sea, country living in a log cabin, and the exhilaration of cruising on his Harley.
Her many triumphs include top prizes at the Lunenburg County Music Festival, roles in musical theatre with Maritime Concert Opera, and singing at every event that needs a singer with power, sincerity, and a voice that can melt your heart.
www.folkharbour.com /performers.html   (3485 words)

  
 Lunenburg High School School Improvement Plan
The plan we submit to you is a thoughtful, comprehensive, and genuine effort to describe our hopes and aspirations for the future of our school.
The Lunenburg School Committee believes that the school is the key unit for educational improvement and change.
Membership consists of the principal, parents of students attending school who will be selected in an election held by the Lunenburg PTO, teachers, representatives from the community at large and at the high school, student representation.
www.lunenburg.com /school/improve.htm   (1220 words)

  
 Rental Property: Harbor Watch House : Lunenburg : Nova Scotia, Canada
On the property there are gardens, a hammock and outdoors sitting area with each of these areas having been selectively positioned to fully enjoy the magnificent view.
The owner of Harbour Watch House, Nancy Rogers has lived in Lunenburg for the past 24 years and during the rental months will be residing in the house next door.
Lunenburg is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the South Shore of Nova Scotia Canada
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 Lunenburg Town Walking Tours - World Class Tours of the World Famous Town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There is no better way to experience the spectacular sites and atmosphere of Lunenburg's historic streetscapes and working waterfront than on foot.
Your tour of Old Town Lunenburg - one of only two urban UNESCO-designated world heritage sites in North America - will be leisurely in pace but jam-packed with facts and fun.
A little street drama, a "yarn" from a sea captain, a pair of strolling oxen, a climb up to the top of a church steeple, or a taste of delicacies like Lunenburg puddin' and solomon gundy (you'll find out what it is when you visit).
www.lunenburgwalkingtours.com   (267 words)

  
 CBC News:Live in Lunenburg and live long   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
LUNENBURG, N.S. Hundreds of birthday candles were purchased in Lunenburg this year, as more than a handful of its residents aged into the triple digits.
Statistics show that there are 50 centenarians for every 100,000 people in Lunenburg, compared to a ratio of three for the same number in other parts of the world.
A lot of centenarians we talk to talk about this salt air as being the secret but I have my doubts about that one, but you never know," he said, adding that genes may also be a factor.
www.cbc.ca /stories/2003/07/27/lunenberg_centenarians030727   (344 words)

  
 Lunenburg Oceanview Chalets - Cottages for rent in Lunenburg Nova Scotia Canada
Lunenburg Oceanview Chalets - Cottages for rent in Lunenburg Nova Scotia Canada
We are just a couple of minutes outside the historic Town of Lunenburg, home to the Bluenose II.
While in Lunenburg visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic and see how boat building and fishing has been so important to Lunenburg.
www.lunenburgoceanview.com   (233 words)

  
 VirtualTourist.com - Lunenburg Tips - Pictures, Tips and Reviews
In memory of all fishermen who lost their life at sea this memorial monument is placed at the harbour.
Lunenburg in an addition to being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the home to the Fisheries Museum of The Atlanic, and it is home to the Bluenose II Fishing Schooner.
The original Bluenose was a fishing schooner that was built in 1921 and sailed out of Lunenburg..
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/North_America/Canada/Province_of_Nova_Scotia/Lunenburg-907069/Things_To_Do-Lunenburg-BR-1.html   (502 words)

  
 Lunenburg, Bridgewater Nova Scotia: Accommodations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bridgewater is the hub of the South Shore and located in Lunenburg County - the Christmas tree capital of the World.
A rich seafaring heritage is reflected in Lunenburg’s colorful waterfront and narrow streets.
Lunenburg's German heritage is celebrated through Octoberfest in the town of Lunenburg like no where else.
www.nsinns.com /FairviewInnBridgewater.htm   (1164 words)

  
 Lunenburg - Nova Scotia
We are located on the beautiful LaHave River in Lunenburg County.
Wind swept by ocean breezes this majestic heritage home was built during the age of sail on a hill over looking the picturesque, historic, waterfront town of Lunenburg Nova Scotia.
The spectacular view that over looks the harbor and town during the day slowly evolves into sunsets that will leave you breathless and thence to clear night skies dotted by a trillion stars.
www.electronics-ee.com /Hotelintl/Nova_Scotia/Lunenburg-Nova_Scotia-hotel.htm   (296 words)

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