You’re invited to our 145th Celebration!

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Here’s the pdf version: 145ScheduleProgramme140818-1

Here’s a link to our Google Map. https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1FJVCNDbiyv7HmsbPJkIw-L0PAUI&ll=46.708998428667726%2C-67.63420165000002&z=11

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Updated 14 Aug: Just reordered the events chronologically.

 

“Hearts & Hearths” 145th Anniversary Edition now available

Available at our 145th Anniversary Celebration, 17-19 August, 2018.

Scotch Colony Hearts and Hearths
Stories and recipes from residents and descendants of The Scotch Colony of New Brunswick 1873

Additional recipes and stories, new format, with historic and contemporary photos! A wonderful keepsake and sure to be cherished by generations to come!

Thank you to our many kind contributors for sharing their stories and recipes!

The cover photo celebrates the 140th anniversary of the Melville Church in 2018.

“New Kincardineshire” second edition.

By Duncan Archibald MacPhail, MBE. Subtitled “An Intimate History of the Early Years of a Scottish Settlement in New Brunswick.” 135 pages with several illustrations and tables.

Originally published in 1977, this entertaining history of the Scotch Colony has been out of print for many years. Used copies are commanding high prices.

We have tracked down the children of the author, Peter and Susan MacPhail and been granted permission to have a second edition printed.

Copies will be available at the 145th Scotch Colony Celebration 17-19, August, 2018

145th Amazing Race, 18 Aug, Starts 1PM

(Colony scavenger hunt by vehicle)
Starts at Burns Hall at 1PM on Aug 18th.

“This amazing race will be like no other. This will be a test of how observant, skilled and knowledgeable you are! Having the ability to follow directions will be an asset because you will be receiving clues as you continue on the journey. You will go to places where you have never been, and do things you may never have done before as well as learn some history of the Scottish Settlers. Take your time and enjoy the scenery along the way. You will have questions to answer so pay attention to details. If you are not sure of the answers make an educated guess. Most of all enjoy your journey.”
— from Cheryl Kelly, event organizer

An amazing part of our
145th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
17, 18, 19, August 2018
Open to all
#ScotchColony145

145th Poster Contest for Youth, ages 5 -19 years

Theme: The way new settlers lived 145 years ago in New Brunswick

Age Categories:
A. 5 to 9 years.
B. 10 to 14 years.
C. 15 to 19 years.

Details:
1. Poster must be on one side of ½ regular Bristol Board.
2. Use any technique or medium.
3. Your name must appear on bottom right corner of front of poster.
4. Print your name, age, address and phone number on the back of the poster.

Prizes: In each category there will be a first prize of $20.00, a second prize of $15.00 and a third prize of $10.00. Continue reading

Scotch Colony 145th Celebration August 17, 18, & 19, 2018

Everyone is invited to our Scotch Colony 145th Celebration  August 17, 18, & 19, 2018. Scottish food, fun and friends in Kincardine, Lower Kintore, Upper Kintore and Bon Accord, New Brunswick. See ScotchColony.CA for details or our Scotch Colony Facebook Page.
Updating: find the full schedule here!

Colony cadastral, interactive version

Zoomed view. Click image to go to map.

Scotch Colony area view. Click image to go to map.

This is the same combined map from NB Dept of Lands and Mines I had in an earlier post, but now it’s interactive – overlayed on Google Maps.

Zoom (controls in lower right) and scroll (drag mouse). Remove overlay for a better view of the underlying satellite photo.

It may take a while for the overlay to appear. It’s a big file.

The overlay is misaligned near the edges. Look at the underlying photo for roads, fields, and clearcuts to reorient lot lines.

The original cadastral images were downloaded from the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. I still don’t know what time period is represented on the maps. Probably after 1880 to 1980.

What’s next?

  • add places mentioned in New Kincardineshire by Duncan A MacPhail
  • add more and more…