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    • Mike Ryan on Liars Bench

    • Benches; People;
    • Ryan sitting on Liars Bench in front of his house which he made himself. His inspiration for making this bench was his neighbor who, 17 years ago, had built one on his property. According to Mike, this bench is a tourist attraction for visitors to...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Bill Lamswood's House

    • Houses;
    • This house was built by Bill's father, also named William Edwin Lamswood, around 80 years ago. It is located at 7 Lamswood Lane. Bill Jr. added an extension in 1971 on the back of the house. He also added vinyl siding, new windows and a door in the...
    • Kelly's Island

    • Landscape; Islands
    • This is a photo of a small piece of land known by locals as Kelly's Island. Legend has it that this is where pirates buried their treasure. There was a fishing stage on this island for many years.
    • Ed King's Tool Shed

    • Outbuildings; Sheds;
    • This is a photo of Ed King's tool shed, which is located on West Point Road. It is over 100 years old, and is currently being used for storage.
    • Aunt Bridget Somerton's House

    • Houses;
    • This is a photograph of a house that once belonged to a woman named Bridget Somerton. It is located at the top of Harding's Hill and was the first house to be built on this street. It is over 150 years old. It used to be the rectory for the St....
    • 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...
    • Ed King's House

    • Houses;
    • This is a photograph of Ed King's house, located on West Point Road. The house is about 80 years old. He bought it from his brother and turned it into three one bedroom apartments.
    • Edgar and Edna Spurrell

    • People;
    • This is a photograph of Edgar and Edna Spurrell. They are a married couple who have been living together in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's for thirty years. Edna descends from the original line of Tuckers in the area. She grew up on Old Broad Cove...

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