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    • A view of the Easter Cove from the Wester Cove

    • Abandoned houses; Architecture, building and construction; Landscape; Towns;
    • On the east side of the wide river mouth, the Easter Cove has at times been quite removed from the Place. In the early years, there were a fair number of houses in the Easter Cove. However in 1962, rafting ice damaged the series of wooden bridges...
    • A view of the Place from across the River

    • Families; Towns;
    • Oral tradition has it that several years after settling in Branch, Thomas Nash returned to Ireland to perform his Easter duties, there being no priests in the area at the time. On his return, he was joined by two friends, Bill English and Nix...
    • Aerial photo of the Gut today

    • Bays; Cod fishing; Commercial fishing; Fishing; Towns;
    • The Gut has seen many changes over the generations with changing fishing methods and technology, as well as declining cod stocks in recent years. Today at the Gut, modern longliners moor in the Pond while a dormant fish processing plant sits next...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • Babbs, Mary. Mary Babbs, Bryant's Cove, NL

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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Bill Lamswood's Barn

    • Outbuildings; Barns
    • This is an exterior photograph of Bill Lamswood's barn, which was built by his father and is about 60 years old. It is located at 7 Lamswood Lane. There is a below ground root cellar in the barn that Bill still uses to store potatoes. The tractor...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Chafe, Albert. Albert Chafe, Harbour Grace, NL

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    • 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...
    • Country Path

    • Landscape;
    • Footpaths leading out from the Place have been created over the years as hunters, anglers, berry pickers and hikers have walked to and from their favourite spots. The Country Path opens up the area known as the Country, north and east of the River.

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