Wooden Boat Heritage 2016
The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador recently hosted a series of successful events in St. John’s and Petty Harbour
Scenes from Brunette Island
Brunette Island in the middle of Fortune Bay is a vast and rugged island that has all the characteristics of many rural parts of the province. It has a sheltered cove — Mercer’s Cove — where the only fishing settlement had existed prior to resettlement of the community in the late 1950s, and where lobster fishermen still come each spring and summer to fish. It has high hills, ponds, marshland, wooded areas and a picturesque coastline.
Around Mercer’s Cove there exists the remnants of ...