Author ROBERT D. PITT
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Baccalieu Trail Archeology
Explore the history and heritage of the Baccalieu Trail Region, a collection of coastal communities along Conception Bay and the south side of Trinity Bay on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula. Scroll down to "Henry Crout's Journal" for historical entries (note: Henry Crout was Sir Percival Willoughby's first agent in Newfoundland).
Baccalieu: Crossroads For Cultures
This site is devoted to the colourful history of the Baccalieu Trail region of Newfoundland and Labrador. Focuses on the Beothuk people, early European settlements, and the pirates who plundered local communities. Check out the glossary, online timeline, historic documents, maps, learning activities and much more.
Manuels River Natural Heritage Society
Manuels River Natural Heritage Society is dedicated to the conservation and protection of the Manuels River system located near the Town of Conception Bay South. Resources include a diverse ecosystem and internationally recognized geological formations that exist as evidence in support of the theory of plate tectonics.
A biography of John Guy, colonizer, explorer, and governor of the first English colony in Newfoundland. From the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online.
Bell Island History
Articles and anecdotes about the history of Bell Island. From the bellisland.net website.
Living on the edge
A news story about the colourful history of Bell Island, located in Newfoundland and Labrador. From thestar.com.