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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St. Vincent’s Fishermen’s Museum

The Fishermen’s Museum in St. Vincent’s was first was established in 1995 in the restored home of a local fisherman. It is now located in an old convent behind the church on the main road of the community. Throughout all the displays in the various rooms, the treasures of a

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Stanley Ford Property and Out Buildings

The Stanley Ford Home is a 20th century vernacular, white painted wooden dwelling with a low hip roof. It was constructed in 1947, upon Ford’s return to Jackson’s Arm after serving in the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit during World War II. It has wood windows, doors and trims, and is

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Sunny Cottage Heritage Museum

Sunny Cottage is one of the largest Queen Anne Style houses in Newfoundland. It was built in 1907 by local merchant, Mr. John J. Rose. In 1988 Sunny Cottage was recognized as a heritage structure by the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador and in 1996 was the winner of

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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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The John N. Leamon Museum: Ye Olde Stone Barn & Pinkston’s Forge

Co-located in the beautiful, historic town of Brigus. A single admission fee grants visitors access to both sites. The Olde Stone Barn Museum boasts an impressive collection of artifacts and models which showcase the local history. Visitors will find knowledgeable, friendly staff on site, as well as extensive genealogical records,

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The Newfoundland Pony Society

The Newfoundland Pony Society is a charitable organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting the Newfoundland Pony as a distinct heritage animal. We encourage ethical breeding standards, maintain a registration process, and foster public awareness of the Pony’s history and its future. The Newfoundland Pony Society registers qualifying Newfoundland Ponies

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The Rooms

This is Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest public cultural space. Here, history, heritage and artistic expression come together. Our staff and volunteers are ready to make your visit rewarding and enriching as you explore all The Rooms has to offer.

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