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    • Boys playing football in the Landwash

    • Entertainment and recreation;
    • The Landwash is a natural playground for the young who play in the sand and waves and explore the bordering tidal pools when the sand is in. Children are brave enough to swim in the less-than-warm North Atlantic waters, but adults can be persuaded...
    • Easter Cove Hill

    • Architecture, building and construction;
    • The road on the Easter Cove Hill is part of Route 92 locally known as North Harbour Road. Route 92 connects Branch with communities at the head of St. Marys Bay and was completed in 1975. Route 100 which meets Route 92 in the Place, connects...
    • View of Out the Road

    • Landscape; Families; Entertainment and recreation;
    • Passing Jimmys Hill moving inland, you are no longer Over the Road, you are Out the Road. This area of Branch is settled mostly by recent generations and there is more variety in family names. From the mid-1960s until the late-1980s, Out the Road...
    • A wave breaks over the Big Rock during a swell

    • Landscape;
    • The Big Rock sometimes sits in the ocean, sometimes sits on shore. Its changing position between high and low tide, and its view of the Western Cove have made it an ideal ducking spot and a favorite - though sometimes dangerous - place for...
    • Rainbow Over Branch

    • Landscape; Towns;
    • For over 200 years, in the valley where Thomas Nash first settled, people continue to have a close relationship with the land and ocean.
    • Barnes, John 1. Interview about life in Quidi Vidi.

    • Architecture, building and construction; Sheds;
    • Interview concentrates on the Barnes shed and his life in Quidi Vidi. Barnes was born in 1949 and was brought up in Quidi Vidi Village. Contents include construction and renovation history of his shed as well as some memories of his youth and his...

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