Fishermen’s Museum and Porter House

he Fishermen’s Museum was started in 1969 by artist George Noseworthy and a group of local residents who saw the need to preserve and promote the local fishing heritage that was so rapidly changing. A few years later, nearby Porter house was acquired and restored. An adjacent one-room schoolhouse, leased

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Fishing for Success and Island Rooms

Fishing For Success, Inc. is a nonprofit social enterprise dedicated to living, sharing and celebrating the traditional fishing knowledge and culture that sustained generations of Newfoundlanders & Labradorians. Island Rooms is a historic fishing property in Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador. It is the home of Fishing For Success,

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Flambo Head Museum and Cafe

The museum has displays, artifacts, photos, tools and implements depicting the early lifestyles of our area. They serve snacks and specials in their cafe.

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Fox Harbour Museum

Located on the eastern shore of Placentia Bay, the museum showcases the the community’s 300-year old heritage. The community was first settled by European fishers in the late eighteenth century to take advantage of the nearby fishing grounds in Placentia Bay and off the Cape of St. Mary’s. Exhibits at

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Hefford Plantation Artifacts

The “Hefford Plantation” display is self-guided and is located in the Town Boardroom at the Veteran’s Memorial Community Center. Main Road, New Perlican, Route 80, Baccalieu Trail. Signage is across from the building during the tourist season. Annual Heritage Day: August 6, 2018We have an Annual Heritage Day event which

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Historic Ferryland Museum

The Historic Ferryland Museum has been in operation for more than twenty years. It occupies a two-story structure which was built as a Bank of Montreal in the 1910-20 period. Soon after its construction, it was converted to serve as a Courthouse/jail/ police officer’s residence. In the 1970s it was

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Mizzen Heritage Museum

Housed in the Mizzen Hall, the Mizzen Heritage Society produces various exhibits every summer which aim to educate and promote the heritage of the community. The Society’s collection consists of artifacts and archival materials which outline the community’s early occupational heritage, including the seal, inshore cod and Labrador fisheries, and

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Municipality of Spaniard’s Bay Heritage Committee

The Municipality of Spaniard’s Bay Heritage Committee originally formed in 1996 under the chairmanship of Mr. Ed Neil. At that time, the group completed the Johnson Foundation history board project. The board is located at Veteran’s Memorial Park and provides information about the history of Spaniard’s Bay. Now known as

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O’Reilly House Museum

The O’Reilly House was built in 1902 as a residence for William O’Reilly. In the 1940s, it became a government-owned residence for the local magistrate, and filled that role until 1984. In 1986, it was turned over to the Placentia Area Historical Society for development as an area museum. As

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Old Carbonear Post Office

The Old Carbonear Post office is considered to be one of the finest and best preserved example of the Second Empire construction style. The Post Office was built in 1905 to replace a larger one that burned down in 1904. Over the years the building served as a post office,

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