Bancroft, Ontario

What is Bancroft, Ontario known for?


water falls

ON.JPG Egan's Chute on Highway 28 north-east of Bancroft. Egan's Chute lies east of the town on Highway 28 (Highway 28 (Ontario)). The chute is a small gorge which the York River churns through, creating white water falls. The lakes surrounding Bancroft are dotted with cottages (Cottage#Cottages in Canada and the U.S.), mostly seasonally occupied. Bancroft lies in a region criss-crossed with snowmobile trails, making it a hub for snowmobilers in the winter months. In the summer


music+hot

Moose FM "), hot adult contemporary (Adult contemporary music) * FM 99.3 - CBLV (CBLA-FM), rebroadcaster of CBC Radio One * FM 103.5 - CKJJ (CKJJ-FM) (rebroadcaster of UCB Canada), Christian Music Television *Channel 2: CIII-TV-2 (CIII-TV) - rebroadcaster of Global Television *Channel 4: CHEX-TV-1 (CHEX-TV) - rebroadcaster of CBC Television Climate


small school

forestry and logging. The population of Limerick Township is approx. 300 full-year residents, and another 1000 seasonal residents. Communities '''Cardiff''' is a former mining community; the mines opened in 1956 and closed several years later. The chief mineral being mined in Cardiff was uranium. Cardiff is located on Highway 118 (Ontario Highway 118) between the towns of Bancroft (Bancroft, Ontario) and Haliburton (Haliburton, Ontario). The Cardiff Elementary School is a small

school. The community also has a Royal Canadian Legion hall, a Catholic and United Church, as well as an outdoor pool which is popular during the summer. The entrance to the townsite, off of Highway 118, is marked by a large metal sculpture of a dragonfly. thumb left 230px Wilberforce circa 1917 (Image:Postcard Wilberforce Ontario.jpg) '''Wilberforce''' was established as "Pusey," a station on the Irondale, Bancroft and Ottawa Railway, and named for railway president Charles J


white water

ON.JPG Egan's Chute on Highway 28 north-east of Bancroft. Egan's Chute lies east of the town on Highway 28 (Highway 28 (Ontario)). The chute is a small gorge which the York River churns through, creating white water falls. The lakes surrounding Bancroft are dotted with cottages (Cottage#Cottages in Canada and the U.S.), mostly seasonally occupied. Bancroft lies in a region criss-crossed with snowmobile trails, making it a hub for snowmobilers in the winter months. In the summer these trails are used by hikers and ATV (All-terrain vehicle) enthusiasts. The local curling club opened in 1957, and has hosted increasingly notable bonspiels - including the 2005 Ontario Regional Men's Championship and in March 2008, the Tim Hortons Colts Provincial Championship. The town now sports one 9 hole golf course, and one 18 hole golf course. A skate park was established in 2008. Located on the Hastings Heritage Trail. The skate park was designed by Spectrum Skate Park Creations and was fund raised for by the North Hastings Freedom Skate Park Committee. Through the many oppositions that the committee had, they succeeded. The Skate parks grand opening was on May 30, 2009. An Oktoberfest is held annually by the Bancroft District Fish & Game Protective Association. http: www.bancroftdistrict.com events.php Camping and hiking Silent Lake Provincial Park nearby south on Highway 28 provides local camping opportunities. American sportsmen fished and hunted on this private lake for 40 years before it became a park. Silent Lake has a rocky and undeveloped shoreline, a mixed forest and marshes full of birds and wildlife best seen by canoe. A rugged trail circles the lake, and sections of groomed ski trails have been graded for mountain biking. Algonquin Provincial Park about an hour away on Highway 62 N - Highway 127 N - Highway 60 W provides camping and hiking opportunities, beautiful forest and outdoor scenery. Portaging is quite common in this park. Algonquin offers many visitor attractions. Like Silent Lake, Algonquin has a rocky, treed and extensive undeveloped shoreline, a mixed forest and marshes full of birds and wildlife best seen by canoe. The OFSC trails through the park provide easy winter access by snowmobile. One of the most common sights is the Canadian Moose. Arts In 2004, Bancroft won TVOntario's "Most Talented Town in Ontario" contest. A large number of artists and artisans live in the surrounding area, and exhibit together in events like the "Fall Studio Tour". The Art Gallery of Bancroft (AGB) is located in the town of Bancroft, Ontario, Canada and is the area's only public not-for profit art gallery. Completely run by dedicated volunteers, the AGB mounts 11-12 exhibitions per year celebrating the work of local and regional artists and artisans. These exhibitions include the popular annual "Juried Show" and the annual student show displaying the work of four regional high schools. The gallery gift shop displays the paintings and fine crafts of area artists and the AGB boasts a permanent collection including some of Ontario's finest artists. The town is home to the "Village Playhouse", http: www.bancroftvillageplayhouse.ca a theatre which has been hosting sold out plays, musicals and concerts since the early 1990s. Formerly the Bancroft Community Hall, this historical building was once the local jail, court house and library. Transportation thumb 225px right Old train station (in 2006) (Image:Old station Bancroft ON.JPG) Bancroft lies at the intersection of two provincial highways, Highway 28 (Ontario Highway 28) and Highway 62 (Ontario Highway 62), with several other inroads allowing access to the city. Bancroft is served by a small airport, Bancroft Airport, with a 2,200 foot (670 m) crushed gravel runway, located immediately adjoining the town. The airport is operated by the Bancroft Flying Club and is freely available to the general public. Due to high terrain near both ends of the runway, pilots typically use a non-standard circuit, following the York River valley through the town for departing from runway 12 or landing on runway 30. The Central Ontario Railway arrived in November 1900 connecting Bancroft with Trenton. The railway went through the Musclow-Greenview road and extended behind Birds Creek through a back trail (which is now used for cyclists and fourwheeling) and continued through the town eventually going further away from the town at the 'Y' road division. The line was closed in 1975 and subsequently removed. The Bancroft, Irondale and Ottawa Railway connected Bancroft with Kinmount, Ontario. The line was purchased by the Canadian Northern Ontario Railway which became part of the Canadian National Railways in 1918. The line was abandoned in 1960. The old train station in Bancroft served as the Chamber of Commerce and Mineral Museum until it was condemned in 2008. The Chamber, Mineral Museum, and Art Gallery relocated to other sites in the town. In 2011, the old station was moved onto a new foundation; http: www.tedfordhousemovers.com Tedford_House_Movers Photo_Albums Pages Bancroft_Train_Station.html it is now restored with an addition at the southern end of the building to house the Bancroft Gem and Mineral Club’s museum http: www.mcdougallminerals.com blog tag bancroft-railway-station and a caboose, which is not currently in use. http: moosefm.com chmss news use-of-the-caboose Media Print *Bancroft Times, an independently-owned weekly (5000 copies, paid circulation) founded 1894. http: www.thebancrofttimes.ca *Bancroft This Week *North Hastings Advertiser Radio * FM 97.7 - CHMS (CHMS-FM) ("Moose FM (Vista Broadcast Group)"), hot adult contemporary (Adult contemporary music) * FM 99.3 - CBLV (CBLA-FM), rebroadcaster of CBC Radio One * FM 103.5 - CKJJ (CKJJ-FM) (rebroadcaster of UCB Canada), Christian Music Television *Channel 2: CIII-TV-2 (CIII-TV) - rebroadcaster of Global Television *Channel 4: CHEX-TV-1 (CHEX-TV) - rebroadcaster of CBC Television Climate The company operates eight retail stores, located in Bobcaygeon, Minden (Minden, Ontario), Bancroft (Bancroft, Ontario), Lindsay (Lindsay, Ontario), Uxbridge (Uxbridge, Ontario), Huntsville (Huntsville, Ontario), and Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) and Barrie.


outstanding quot

the cause of the crash, but there is no evidence for or against the possibility. He commended Robertson for being "outstanding" in his cooperation with the investigation. align center 195 lbs. Bancroft (Bancroft, Ontario), Ontario, Canada


historical building

show displaying the work of four regional high schools. The gallery gift shop displays the paintings and fine crafts of area artists and the AGB boasts a permanent collection including some of Ontario's finest artists. The town is home to the "Village Playhouse", http: www.bancroftvillageplayhouse.ca a theatre which has been hosting sold out plays, musicals and concerts since the early 1990s. Formerly the Bancroft Community Hall, this historical building


creative writing

Bancroft (Bancroft, Ontario), Ontario - Life Banks' childhood was spent in the small Ontario towns of Stayner (Stayner, Ontario), Sioux Lookout (Sioux Lookout, Ontario), and Bancroft (Bancroft, Ontario). He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Guelph, before moving on to complete a Masters of Arts in Creative Writing from Concordia University (Concordia University (Quebec)) and later a Bachelor of Education from the University of Western Ontario


amp game

Creations and was fund raised for by the North Hastings Freedom Skate Park Committee. Through the many oppositions that the committee had, they succeeded. The Skate parks grand opening was on May 30, 2009. An Oktoberfest is held annually by the Bancroft District Fish & Game Protective Association. http: www.bancroftdistrict.com events.php Camping and hiking Silent Lake Provincial Park nearby south on Highway 28 provides local camping opportunities


excellent location

-bridge over the York river, connecting to Millennium Park and The Rex Located in Central Ontario, part of the Canadian Shield, Bancroft is well known in Canada as an excellent location for rockhounding. Bancroft styles itself as the "mineral capital of Canada" and holds an annual event in August called the "Rockhound Gemboree". http: bancroftontario.com index.cfm?vNavID 2&vSubNavID 52 There is also a Mineral Museum in Bancroft dedicated


nearby community

- bgcolor "#eeeeee" Location Harcourt Park is located near the small Village of Harcourt (Harcourt, Ontario) along the remote northeastern border of Haliburton County (Haliburton County, Ontario), with the Town of Bancroft (Bancroft, Ontario) being the closest nearby community with a population exceeding one thousand. Harcourt Park is approximately The company operates eight retail stores, located in Bobcaygeon, Minden (Minden, Ontario), Bancroft (Bancroft, Ontario), Lindsay (Lindsay, Ontario), Uxbridge (Uxbridge, Ontario), Huntsville (Huntsville, Ontario), and Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) and Barrie.

Bancroft, Ontario

'''Bancroft''' is a town located on the York River (York River (Ontario)) in Hastings County in the Canadian province of Ontario.

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