Category Archives: Ferryland

Edward Wynne’s “The Brittish India or A Compendious Discourse tending to Advancement” (circa 1630-1631)

By Barry Gaulton.   IN 1620, SIR GEORGE CALVERT (later, the first Lord Baltimore) purchased a tract of land on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula. This newly acquired property, on which he hoped to establish a permanent English settlement, was formerly owned by … Continue reading

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Life in Early Modern Newfoundland

On Friday, November 25th, Sheilah Roberts will be speaking about life in early modern Newfoundland. Life in the colonies was no picnic, but despite that, the early settlers seemed to have had access to sufficient food and, for the most … Continue reading

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Christmas at the Colony of Avalon , Nov 26th and 27th

Hear ye, hear ye! The Colony of Avalon Foundation cordially invites one and all to a Christmas open house. Colony of Avalon, The Pool, Ferryland Saturday, November 26th & Sunday, November 27th 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily – Free … Continue reading

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