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Maritime Archaic Burial Mound National Historic Site of Canada

L'Anse Amour Road , L'Anse-Amour, L'Anse Amour, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Burial mound blends in with the landscape but viewing platform marks the spot

This burial mound is on the same road to the L’Amour Lighthouse and is located on the right hand... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
retireeVancouver
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Vancouver
Quick stop with a significant meaning

This is a quick stop that is worth check out. You literally will spend a few minutes here reading... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Deborah K
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Toronto, Canada
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L'Anse Amour Road , L'Anse-Amour, L'Anse Amour, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This burial mound is on the same road to the L’Amour Lighthouse and is located on the right hand side. The burial mound is easily identified by the raised wood viewing platform that is placed in front of it. Parks Canada has placed 6 information...More

Thank retireeVancouver
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is a quick stop that is worth check out. You literally will spend a few minutes here reading the plaque and looking around you to take in the significance of this unassuming burial mound. No guided tours or anything of that nature but if...More

Thank Deborah K
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Didn't know about this till I visited - how wonderful that someone discovered it and it is now preserved for all.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

If you are a history buff then definitely worth a stop for you. Not really much to see but you read all about it.

1  Thank chocoberrry
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Not a long visit, and this one you can just park and read the display. I wish they had a bit more info and pictures of the discovery. Very moving to contemplate a 5200 year old burial site.

1  Thank MDO44
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

If you're heading toward Point Amour Lighthouse, you might fly right by this but hop out of the car and take a look when you arrive at the point marked in the map here. This is the burial ground where they've set up an observation...More

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