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The French Block

The French Block

Glace Bay Heritage Museum

Something I cannot define, not put into words, a feeling that it must not end with an old worn-out building. Its loved ones gathered about the country. We were a people, 43 children and adults. We shared a very special and important time together, the...

Prelude to Confederation

Prelude to Confederation

Mockbeggar Plantation Provincial Historic Site (The)

The Mockbeggar Plantation in Bonavista is the birthplace of Confederation in Newfoundland. In 1939, it became the home of its most notable owner, Senator F. Gordon Bradley. Bradley was a prominent politician in the government of Newfoundland during the...

Mysterious 36

Mysterious 36

MacBride Museum of Yukon History

Gold on Bonanza Creek! After the discovery of gold in the Klondike in 1896, word spread to the rest of the world and thousands of stampeders headed for Dawson City. Most were travelling on their own or in very small groups. By the spring of 1898, there was...

Another Point Of View: Northern BC's Story Through Photos

Another Point Of View: Northern BC's Story Through Photos

Prince George Railway & Forestry Museum

Since the first camera entered the northern interior of British Columbia, images of its industrial heritage have been abundant. These pictures are our community's history and photographic memoirs of times past. They will take you back to a time when...

Visiting the Memories of our Past

Visiting the Memories of our Past

Big Droke Pre-Historic Cultures Foundation, Inc.

Take a journey that covers the last 12,000 years of Bird Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador. In recent years, the region has seen an entire way of life halted by the closing of the cod fishery. Relive what once was the very core of this region's existence.

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...

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