New CBC video on the Scotch Colony

Beautiful video of the Colony including interviews with Darlene Morton and Garth Farquhar.

Here’s a link to this video:
The video may not play outside Canada.

Here is the link to the accompanying CBC article, with beautiful photos, about the Colony and our Burns Celebration:

Also, here is a companion radio story:

Stories by Jordan Gill:

Community Potluck, 3 Nov 2019, 5pm, Burns Hall

We’re having a community potluck on November 3rd at the Burns Hall, Kincardine. We’ll open the doors at 4:30, and eat at 5 PM. Tea, coffee, pickles, butter, rolls provided. Bring a salad, main dish or dessert.

An informal music jam will commence after supper. Bring your musical instrument – voice, fiddle, guitar, etc. We’ll have  a piano there.     

All welcome! You don’t have to be a resident of the Scotch Colony to attend. This is a fundraiser for Burns Hall maintenance and other local charities. We will have a free-will donation box at the door. 🙂  

A supper at Burns Hall.

Directions to Burns Hall

46°38’03.8″N 67°39’38.0″W

Robbie Burns Night in the Scotch Colony: You’re invited!

Robbie Burns Night in the Scotch Colony! Concert is Friday, 29 January, 2016, at 7:30 at the Burns Hall, Kincardine. Dance follows with the Wednesday Evening Fiddlers. Weather date is the next night, same time. Second performance is Sunday, January 31st at 2:30, with tea afterward.

Video is Kimiye Gamblin playing Burns Hall 2013

Kincardine Memorial Service, Sunday 26 Aug, 2012

Memorial Service to remember the early settlers is to be held at the Melville United Church in Kincardine on August 26 at 11:30 am Can. You will be bagpiped into the service. There will be a lunch at Burns Hall after the service.

Larlee Creek Baptist Church, Kirkin o’ the Tartan, 27 May, 2012


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A great service by Rev. Maynard Rector and heavenly music by the Melville United Church Choir. The first link of a Google search that tells a history of the Kirkin.

Gathering of the Scots, 25-27 May 2012, Perth-Andover


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A beautiful day and a great festival. Held in a new location closer to town, near the Cenotaph. It’s a lovely setting and gives Perth-Andover a nice push as they come back from the devastating spring flood.

United Church of Canada in the Colony

The Andover-Kincardine Pastoral Charge has four congregations including the Upper Kintore United Church on the Kintore Road in Upper Kintore and the Melville Church on the Manse Road in Kincardine. The Scotch Colony Brotherhood and United Church Women are organizations of the church community. Music at the Kincardine-Upper Kent Church  includes organ, piano, guitar, violin, tin whistle, and bag pipes.

The St. James United Church in Perth-Andover suffered flood damage on March 17-18, 2012. Two sets of photographs are posted here.

United Church of Canada, Upper Kintore, Dedicated 1893


Melville United Church, Kincardine

Melville United Church, Kincardine