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    • Mizzen Heritage Square Dancers, Heart's Content.

    • Games; People;
    • This interview is part of a series of filmed oral histories, collected in 2005 by the Baccalieu Trail Heritage Corporation, from over 40 elders who grew up in the area. The Baccalieu Trail Heritage Corporation is a not-for-profit organization...
    • Home of Maurice Nash on the Square

    • Towns; Families; Houses; Architecture, building and construction;
    • As the number of Nashs increased, homesteads were built on the Square just above the Gut. Maurice (b. 1909) was the son of Thomas Nash (b. 1859) who first built on the Square. This Thomas Nash was the grandson of the first settler Thomas Nash.
    • Men gathered in their Sunday best on the Corner

    • People; Men; Ritual; Landscape;
    • In the early 1800s, todays Corner would have been the boundary of the Place. As the population grew, however, the Place extended beyond the Corner. As a central location, the Corner became a meeting place, particularly for the men and faithfully...
    • A view from the Hill

    • Families; Houses; Towns; Weddings;
    • In the early-1800s, Nix Power married one of Thomas Nashs daughters and the Powers settled on the Hill above the Gut and Square. In the mid-1850s, another family of Powers arrived and settled on the Hill. Patrick Mooney (b. 1816) the first Mooney...
    • Barnes, John. Shed on the Barnes property 3.

    • Sheds; Outbuildings;
    • Interior shot of the Barnes shed, showing brick walls made from salvaged bricks from a demolished nurses’ residence. The shed is used for storage of tools and other objects. There is a white mantel in the centre of the eastern wall with a white...
    • Hussey, Dorothy. Dorothy Hussey Interview Excerpt D

    • Buildings; People;
    • Transcript: Years ago, my father used to keep his car down there. They had a dance hall... down in the square, but its tore down now... My mother and them used to go down there when they were younger, right? When they'd get us into bed, they'd go...

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