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Hiscock House Provincial Historic Site

Church Street, Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 800-563-6353
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The town of Trinity must be one of Canada's best kept secrets, never mind just in Newfoundland!

My wife and I had never heard of Trinity until we were researching what to do around Clarenville... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Robin R
Like stepping back in time! Outport family had to be self-sufficent

History of this property is amazing all documented and displayed throughout the house. The garden... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Craig G
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Church Street, Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 800-563-6353
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife and I had never heard of Trinity until we were researching what to do around Clarenville. We gathered it might have some interesting historical resonance and decided to drop in on our way to Bonavista. Our sole regret: not allowing sufficient time. It...More

1  Thank Robin R
Reviewed 24 August 2016

History of this property is amazing all documented and displayed throughout the house. The garden next door and clothes on the line are priceless! Emma Hiscock moved into er new house as a bride and named it "Mountain Ash Villa" for the tree she planted...More

2  Thank Craig G
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This was my favourite house of all on the site, I found the whole thing inspiring as the lady who lived here was such an entrepreneur and an inspiration to women. Loved the way that the house has been set around the early 20th century...More

3  Thank jacqui43
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We decided to spend a rainy Wed afternoon visiting historic sites in Trinity. Since we got the 2016 Provincial Historic Sites Season Pass and Hiscock House was included with paid admission, we made it our last stop before we continued on our trip. We entered...More

1  Thank baroom
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this house tour. The tour guide is very friendly and shares lots of information about the house, family and era. Lots of enthusiasm. One of the nicest house tours I've had. Good set up!

2  Thank Bladegrl
Reviewed 10 July 2015

After her husband passed, this mainly tells the story about the mother and widow Hiscock who was ahead of her time. Very much an entrepreneur.Rented the house to a bank at one ploint, was the town post office, even did boarding. Very well told and...More

Thank Eugene F
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This site has a lot of History to take in and you have to take the time to take it all in. All items are well displayed to tell you what happened in the past

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The mother of seven who made this her home and business was quite impressive. Our visit told us some about the history of Trinity and even Newfoundland. The house itself is a fairly typical example of the period, a pleasant, informative stop in a quaint...More

Thank NewEnglandinGeorgia
Reviewed 16 May 2015

A must see when visiting Trinity! This home has been lovingly restored to her former glory!! The property with it's garden offers visitors a sense of what life was like in the 19th century Newfoundland. Amazing tour guides!

1  Thank 514Travellers
Reviewed 26 October 2014

we stopped in and had a chat with the woman staffing the shop. We had met her the night before when she worked at the Twine Loft. My daughter purchased an adorable hand knit cap. We liked it especially because it is the name of...More

Thank kathystrick
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