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    • Boats and fishing gear on Henrys Beach

    • Boats; Families; Fishing equipment; Fishing boats; Landscape; Salt-curing; Architecture, building and construction;
    • Henrys Beach is the point of land separating the Pond from the Gut. This area was traditionally owned by the Roche's who built fishing stages here after marriage into the Nash family. The land was also used to dry fish during the salt cod fishery....
    • Stone Family House

    • Houses;
    • This house is located on Nice Lane. It is about 100 years old, and was once owned by a man named Roland Clarke. Roland Clarke was Bill Lamswood's grandfather. It is now owned by the Stone family.
    • Josh Gladney's House

    • Houses;
    • This is an exterior photograph of a house owned by Josh Gladney located on Portugal Cove Road. It was built by Mr. Dyke. It is currently being renovated into two apartments that will be rented. The house is over a hundred years old, but there was...
    • Lucas, Ernest. Ernest Lucas Interview Excerpt C

    • Houses; People;
    • Transcript: They're here now... about... about 10-15 years ago... the big house on the fort, the great big one up there... Greg Kendall owned it, and he sold it... that was the first house that was sold on the Battery to strangers, as far as I can...
    • Quidi Vidi Brewing Co. with seagulls.

    • Buildings;
    • Shot showing Quidi Vidi Brewing Co., which is owned by David Fong. Every Friday evening, they hold a kitchen party on the second floor. Countless seagulls are seen hovering as fishermen are filleting cod for the fishery.
    • Johnstone, Bonnie.

    • Felting; Towns;
    • The first half of the interview Bonnie Johnstone discusses the art of felting, how she became involved with it, and the various processes of felting. The second half of the interview Bonnie discusses the Heritage Commitee in Witless Bay, her role...
    • Bob O'Brien's House

    • Houses;
    • This is a photograph of Bob O'Brien's house, which is over 100 years old. It is located at 24 Belbin's Road. It's notable features include a mansard roof and a typical timber frame construction. It was previously owned by Davey Tucker. There was a...
    • Hibb's Store

    • Houses; Stores;
    • This is a photograph of a house that used to be a grocery store owned by Jessie Hibbs. It is located on Harding's Hill.
    • The Public House

    • Buildings;
    • This is the remains of the old Public House, which was the place where people would gather and drink in the community. It is located on Thorpes Road. It was built in the late 1800s and was owned by Asariah Tucker.
    • Boyde Hiscock's House

    • Houses;
    • This is an exterior photograph of Boyde Hiscock's house, located on Coady's Road. He has lived in this house his entire life. The house once belonged to Gus Squires, who owned the blacksmith shop. The house still has the original rock foundation...
    • Frank Brophy's House

    • Houses;
    • This is a photograph of Frank Brophy's house, which is located at 49 Beachy Cove Road. It was built in the mid 1800's by a man named John Lamey. John owned a great deal of property in Portugal Cove at this time and built many structures....
    • Murray's Farmhouse

    • Houses;
    • This is a photograph of Murray's Farmhouse located on Portugal Cove Road. It was built in 1850 and is one of the last examples of the traditional cape cod style house in the community. It was owned by Patrick Murray and he farmed here. Murray's...
    • Aunt Sally's House

    • Houses;
    • This house is about 90 years old and is located on Thorpes Road. The windows and door have been replaced, and the left side was extended in later years. This house was owned by a woman named Sally Harvey. There is a root cellar on the property as...

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