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Colony of Avalon: general information

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Colony of Avalon

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  • Type of destination: National Historic Site
  • Location of destination: Canada - Newfoundland and Labrador
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The site dates back to the 16th century.
Millions of artifacts have been unearthed at the site, dating from the 16th century onward.
These artifacts provide insight into the groups that frequented the site in the past, including Beothuk Indians (this now extinct group), European migratory fishermen and English settlers.
For centuries, The Pool has been the site of traditional fisheries activities, a practice which continues into the present.
View archaeologists and the field crew as they uncover leg...
The site dates back to the 16th century.
Millions of artifacts have been unearthed at the site, dating from the 16th century onward.
These artifacts provide insight into the groups that frequented the site in the past, including Beothuk Indians (this now extinct group), European migratory fishermen and English settlers.
For centuries, The Pool has been the site of traditional fisheries activities, a practice which continues into the present.
View archaeologists and the field crew as they uncover legacies of the past.
Visit the Conservation Laboratory.
Interpretation Centre on site.
More info on Historic Places or Colony of Avalon Foundation Website  
The site dates back to the 16th century.
Millions of artifacts have been unearthed at the site, dating from the 16th century onward.
These artifacts provide insight into the groups that frequented the site in the past, including Beothuk Indians (this now extinct group), European migratory fishermen and English settlers.
For centuries, The Pool has been the site of traditional fisheries activities, a practice which continues into the present.
View archaeologists and the field crew as they uncover leg...

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