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Men gathered in their Sunday best on the Corner
Men gathered in their Sunday best on the Corner
Descriptive TitleMen gathered in their Sunday best on the Corner
CategorySocial beliefs, practices and customs
TopicPeople
Men
Ritual
Landscape
KeywordsGreeting Places
DescriptionIn 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 after mass on Sunday weather permitting.
Date1960
CollectorBranch Cultural Historical Association
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--Branch--The Place
NotesBill English married into the Nash family, and he and his sons built their homesteads next to the Nashs. Some built behind the Nashs at the Gut, and some built behind the Square, around todays Corner.
FormatImage/jpeg
TypeStill Image
Resource TypePhotograph
LanguageEng
SourceJimmy Roche personal photo collection
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Avalon
RightsCC BY-NC 2.0 CA
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