St. Lawrence Miner’s Museum

St. Lawrence is located on the southeast coast of the Burin Peninsula. After a devastating tidal wave in 1929, the Great Depression and the collapse of the salt fish trade, many in St. Lawrence moved away. In 1931, an American entrepreneur gave the people of St. Lawrence some hope when

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The Factory

Unique in its own right, Port Union is the “Only Union Built Town” in North America. Built in 1923, The Factory was home to the controversial newspaper “The Fishermen’s Advocate.” Today The Factory is used as an interpretation centre with banquet space on the third floor for conventions and special

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Tourism Elliston

Tourism Elliston is a not-for-profit organization formed in 1997 and incorporated in 1999. The organization is dedicated to the conservation and development of its town’s cultural and heritage resources. In doing so, the committee hopes to foster cultural tourism opportunities within the Town of Elliston and surrounding communities. The organization

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Trinity Museum and Archives

Highlights of the collection include a restored 1811 fire wagon/pump (the only one in the province) which was originally owned by the Garland Premises; cooperage tools and general carpentry tools; blacksmithing/ metalworking tools including an in situ forge and bellows; cobbler’s and shoemaker’s tools; fisheries tools and equipment, including complete

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Vernon’s Toy Shop

Vernon’s Antique Car Museum is located in scenic Swift Current, NL, 25 Kilometers from the Trans-Canada Highway on Route 210—the main road to Burin Peninsula. Nestled between rolling hills and situated in the head waters of Placentia Bay lies the quaint, secluded village of approximately 300 residents. A 23,000 square

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