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    • Woodcutting path south of Keels

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    • This path may be more than a century old, and would have been made by residents of Keels to facilitate the transport of wood cut from the forest bordering Keels to the south and west back to the community where it was used as firewood. The path is...
    • Entrance of above-ground root cellar, Keels

    • Buildings; Root cellars;
    • Exterior photo of entrance wooden root cellar on the east side of Keels. NL. Unknown date of construction. Style of cellar can be contrasted with other cellar types in Keels. The entrance is located on the south side of the building. Note the...
    • Pigeon Island facing northwest

    • Landscape; Islands;
    • Photo of Pigeon Island taken from "Blue Point" picnic site approximately 1 km west of Keels. The island, located in Keels' harbour, is unoccupied. It was once used as a site for turf used in the construction of at least one root cellar in Keels....
    • Woodcutting path southwest of Keels

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    • This path may be more than a century old, and would have been made by residents of Keels to facilitate the transport of wood cut from the forest bordering Keels to the south and west back to the community where it was used as firewood. The path is...
    • Floor plan of Phonse Ducey's store, Keels, NL.

    • Architecture, building and construction; Buildings; Storage buildings;
    • Built sometime in the 1990s, Phonse Ducey’s store is typical of many mid-to-late twentieth century outbuildings in Keels. The structure is located to the southeast of Phonse and Marg’s house, adjacent to the driveway, which is located in the west...
    • Floor plan of Reg Hobbs' house, Keels, NL.

    • Architecture, building and construction; Buildings; Houses;
    • What is now known as the Reg Hobbs house was built by Eli Hobbs in the first decade or so of the twentieth century. Eli was born in 1876, and likely built the house by 1910. Eli died when he was 45 years old, and Andrew Hobbs (Eli’s brother),...
    • Back of Ducey root cellar

    • Buildings; Root cellars;
    • Exterior photo of back of root cellar located just east of Keels owned by Alphonsus "Phonse" Ducey and John Ducey. The cellar was originally built by Kenneth Mesh in the late 1940s/early 1950s. The cellar was measured and documented by Keels Field...
    • Former garden sites south of Keels

    • Landscape; Gardens;
    • Land that was once under cultivation as gardens south of Keels is now grown over. In the past, every bit of level land suitable for gardening was under cultivation, but these sites are now mostly abandoned.
    • Interior of Fitzgerald root cellar

    • Buildings; Root cellars;
    • Photo of interior of Fitzgerald root cellar, facing north. The cellar is oriented toward the south. It was constructed approximately in the first decade of the twentieth century by the Fitzgerald family. It was used to store produce grown in family...
    • Pond south of Keels

    • Landscape; Ponds
    • This pond, known locally as the Castle's Cove swimming pond, is located in the woods south of Keels. This photo is facing to the north, towards Keels. The pond is now used primarily for recreation purposes, such as swimming, canoeing/kayaking,...
    • Dock at pond south of Keels

    • Architecture, building and construction;
    • The dock, likely constructed by residents of Keels from locally sourced spruce logs, is used to launch canoes and other small recreation boats into the pond known locally as the Castle's Cove swimming pond south of Keels.
    • Small garden near home of the Fitzgeralds

    • Gardens; Plants; Vegetables;
    • A small plot of ground used as a garden near the home of Joseph "June" and Ann Fitzgerald. Sometimes referred to as a "kitchen garden" or "small seed garden." Gardens such as these were common in Keels historically, with most families having one as...
    • Entrance of Ducey root cellar

    • Buildings; Root cellars;
    • Close-up photo of door of Ducey root cellar, located just east of Keels owned by Alphonsus "Phonse" Ducey and John Ducey. The cellar was originally built by Kenneth Mesh in the late 1940s/early 1950s. The cellar was measured and documented by...
    • Entrance of Ducey root cellar

    • Buildings; Root cellars;
    • Exterior entrance photo of a root cellar located just east of Keels owned by Alphonsus "Phonse" Ducey and John Ducey. The cellar was originally built by Kenneth Mesh in the late 1940s/early 1950s. The cellar was measured and documented by Keels...

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