Gerald S. Doyle Memorial Museum

The Gerald S. Doyle Memorial Museum, operated by the King’s Cove Historical Society Inc., is located in King’s Cove on Route 235 on the Bonavista Peninsula. It is dedicated to preserving and exhibiting the history of historic King’s Cove and area. You are invited to visit other sites such as

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Green Family Forge

The Green Family practiced as blacksmiths in Trinity since before 1750. The death of John Green is recorded in the Church records for 1764. The present smithy was built between 1895 and 1900 and was last in use in 1955. This building is unusual for that era as it is

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Home from The Sea

The Home from The Sea – John C. Crosbie Sealers Interpretation Centre provides visitors with multiple opportunities to learn about and reflect on the history of sealing and sealers, their stories of family and community are vividly brought to life through various artifacts, art and multimedia. Just a short walk

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Lamaline Heritage Museum

A glimpse into the community’s past. The Lamaline Heritage Museum has eight rooms displaying unique artifacts depicting life in the late 1800s and early 1900s, a model dory collection handcrafted by former Lamaliner/author/songwriter Otto Kelland, World War I and II, Genealogy, the Inshore Fishery and Scientific and Local Data on

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Lawn Museum

The Lawn Museum has local artefacts including items pertaining to the shipwreck disasters of the USS Pullux and USS Truxun as well as displays about the 1929 tidal wave that hit the region. There are also traditional domestic artefacts from the community such as woodstoves, radios, pump organ, spinning wheel,

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Livyer’s Lot Museum

The complex consists of two structures, one housing an interpretation centre, gift shop, and a tea house which serves traditional Newfoundland cuisine and beverages. The museum itself is housed in a restored house which was constructed in 1911 on Port Elizabeth Island in Placentia Bay and was transported to nearby

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Marconi Wireless Interpretation Centre

Perched high on the hill above the community of Fogo, get a great view of the community and learn about the early communications history of Fogo Island. Built in 1911 at the instigation of the Newfoundland government, the Marconi wireless station on Fogo Island was for many years the only

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Marystown Heritage Museum

The Museum holds a wide variety of exhibits featuring items from the town’s long and rich history, including artifacts used in everyday life and the tools that people used in earning their livings. There is also a display of shipbuilding in the Marystown area. Admission: free Gift shop Guided tours

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Placentia West Museum

The Placentia West Development Association’s Heritage House is the perfect midpoint on the Heritage Run. The house is located at the intersection at Baine Harbour, and its a short trip to the scenic community of Rushoon. The House is run by the Placentia West Heritage Committee.

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Royal Canadian Legion Museum

Legion Branch 27 has a collection of information about local veterans of the First and Second World Wars, and the Korean Conflict. There are is also photographs and information supplied by descendants of those veterans have been reproduced into 8 x 10 format.

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