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Historical Markers in Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador

 
Sir David Kirke Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2014
Sir David Kirke Marker
1Newfoundland and Labrador (Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland), Ferryland — Colony of AvalonLa colonie d’Avalon — Sir David Kirke, c. 1597-1654 —
Two plaques are mounted on this monument. English: Near this site stood the “Mansion House” built between 1621 and 1625 by Captain E. Wynne, resident governor of the Colony of Avalon, for the proprietor, Sir . . . Map (db m79466) HM
2Newfoundland and Labrador (Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland), Ferryland — FerrylandPopulation 717 (1996) — Settled 1621 • Inc. 1971 —
A “Fishing Capital” and Colony This was one of the first harbours in the New World to be frequented by European fishing ships. From the early 1500s The Pool was well known to the Portuguese, Spanish and French fleets. . . . Map (db m79471) HM
3Newfoundland and Labrador (Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland), Ferryland — The French Attack FerrylandLes Français attaquent Ferryland
English: This illustration depicts the burning of a house that once stood at this location and was excavated in the mid-1990s. The large stone fireplace foundation has been left as it was found. The rectangular depression marks the area . . . Map (db m79472) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Dec. 6, 2022