“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in L''Anse-au-Loup, Newfoundland and Labrador

L’anse Amour Burial Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, June 27, 2014
L’anse Amour Burial Marker
1Newfoundland and Labrador, Labrador, L'Anse-au-Loup — L’Anse Amour BurialSite funéraire de l’anse Amour
English: This mound of rocks is the earliest known funeral monument in the new world and marks the burial place of an Indian child who died about 7500 years ago. The Maritime Archaic people, to whom the child belonged, occupied this area . . . Map (db m79551) HM
2Newfoundland and Labrador, Labrador, L'Anse-au-Loup — The DiaphoneLighthouse Trail
The concrete foundations near the beach are the remains of a huge diaphone - a fog signal which produces a blast of two distinct tones. When it was installed (in) 1906 the diaphone was the latest in technology. It was operated by compressed air and . . . Map (db m79554) HM
3Newfoundland and Labrador, Labrador, L'Anse-au-Loup — The Marconi StationLighthouse Trail
The concret ruins which you see here are the remains of the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Station that was built in 1904. Originally constructed for the benefit of trans-Atlantic shipping, the telegraph station became the first major communication link . . . Map (db m79552) HM
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Jan. 30, 2023