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Thinking about Frank

Terrific little community museum, lovingly maintained by caring volunteers. The Drake house is a... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
darrengarnier
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Dartmouth, Canada
Great for understanding "resettlement" and fishing outpost life

Anyone visiting Newfoundland should learn about life in the outpost villages and the resettlement... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
MarkUSAretired
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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1 Oct 2017
“Thinking about Frank”
28 Jul 2017
“Great for understanding "resettlement" and fishing outpost life”
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319 Main Road, Arnold's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador A0B 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Terrific little community museum, lovingly maintained by caring volunteers. The Drake house is a rare reminder of outport life in rural Newfoundland, and the sturdy homes that populated them. A true time capsule and well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Anyone visiting Newfoundland should learn about life in the outpost villages and the resettlement of most of these villages in 1960's. This is a vital piece of Newfoundland's heritage. The Francis Drake Heritage House a great way to understand part of this. The house was...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

This house was left in trust to the town and it has preserved very well, providing one with a walk back in time to how it was like to live back when. The town of Arnold's Cove was enlarged during the 1960s and this salt...More

1  Thank 45DegreesNorth
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