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Pool at the End of Stevies Road
Pool at the End of Stevies Road
Descriptive TitlePool at the End of Stevies Road
CategoryKnowledge of the land/water and environment
TopicLandscape
KeywordsWater
Swimming Areas
DescriptionRiver pools provide swimming areas for the young and young-hearted. The Pool at the End of Stevies Road is the most popular swimming area today. Stevies Road is named for Stephen Nash who served in the Royal Navy and cleared land in the area after returning home from service in World War II.
Date2008-06-18
CollectorBranch Cultural Historical Association
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula--Branch--Branch River
NotesFlooding, rafting ice and gradual changes in the riverbed fill in old swimming holes and create new ones. The Long Hole on the Flats was a favourite swimming hole until recently. The Otter Rub has also been a favourite swimming hole over the years, but is located further up the River.
FormatImage/jpeg
TypeStill Image
Resource TypePhotograph
LanguageEng
SourceBranch Cultural Historical Association Margaret Power
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Avalon
RightsCC BY-NC 2.0 CA
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