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To Honour Those Who Served

To Honour Those Who Served

The Beaches Heritage Centre

The province of Newfoundland and Labrador has a proud and distinguished record of involvement in the major world conflicts of the 20th century. This exhibit is a tribute to the men and women from our region who volunteered their services in these...

Barbour Site's Display of the Seal Hunt - The Human Side

Barbour Site's Display of the Seal Hunt - The Human Side

Barbour Living Heritage Village

Newfoundland has a vast history involving the harvesting of seals. The negative side of the seal harvest, however, often overshadows the hardship endured by the individuals involved in this fishery. This exhibit emphasizes the plight of the sealer and the...

Journey through a Union Built Town

Journey through a Union Built Town

Sir William F. Coaker Heritage Foundation

Sir William Ford Coaker and the Fishermen's Protective Union founded Port Union in 1916. This exhibit allows you to follow in the footsteps of the union leader, Sir William Ford Coaker, and the union members and to discover how a union changed the social...

Restoration of Lester-Garland House

Restoration of Lester-Garland House

Trinity Museum

The Trinity Community Memories project tells the story of the Lester-Garland House, its reconstruction, between September 30th, 1996 and June 21st, 1997 and the use of the facility since it's opening on June 25th, 1997. Included is a history of the early...

Corner Brook - A Pulp and Paper Community

Corner Brook - A Pulp and Paper Community

Corner Brook Museum & Archives

In 1922 Corner Brook was a small but thriving community on the Humber Arm of the Bay of Islands in Western Newfoundland. Sawmilling had been an important activity since the 1860s, and the arrival of the railway in 1898 provided a reliable transportation...

Scrapbook History: Volunteer Women's Groups of Torbay

Scrapbook History: Volunteer Women's Groups of Torbay

Torbay Museum

A Scrapbook History: Voluntary Women's Groups of Torbay, Newfoundland documents the history and contributions of voluntary women's groups in the community, through materials originally gathered by women volunteers as a Women's History Month (October)...

Carbonear Air Cadets

Carbonear Air Cadets

Carbonear Museum

This Community Memories Exhibit reflects the tremendous pride and respect the town of Carbonear, Newfoundland has for its "589 Carbonear Air Cadet Squadron."In the 1950's, Carbonear was a busy commercial town of 3,500 residents with close ties to the sea...

The Great Fire of 1922: The Haileybury Fire

The Great Fire of 1922: The Haileybury Fire

Haileybury Heritage Museum

The summer of 1922 was unusually hot and dry in northern Ontario, so hot and dry that worried fire rangers asked the government for permission to stay on for the approaching "burning" season, when farmers were allowed to clear land with small brush fires....

Digby County: A Journey Through Time

Digby County: A Journey Through Time

Admiral Digby Museum

As a proud four-hundred-year-old community, oral history has always been a critical part of the culture of Digby and Digby County. Today, the core of the region's collective memory is based on written interviews conducted with the community's elders, whose...

Pioneer Days

Pioneer Days

Badger Creek Museum

[Pioneers Days: How the early pioneers came to and settled in Cartwright and the surrounding area and what it was like to live in those days.]In the spring of 1879, settlers traveled the Boundary Commission Trail south from Emerson, Manitoba turning west...

Pioneers of Saanich

Pioneers of Saanich

Log Cabin Museum and Archives

The Saanich Pioneer Museum tells the stories of the brave, courageous families who have, over many years, settled in this once heavily forested wilderness on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The first white settlers, employees of the Hudson Bay...

Fox Harbour Pinetree

Fox Harbour Pinetree

St. Lewis Heritage Museum

In the early 1950s, Fox Harbour was still living the traditional life of Labrador with only a few amenities to ease the hardship. People travelled by dog teams and survived off the land, since dry goods were scarce, especially during winter. Money did not...

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