Cupids Cove Plantation
Cupids, Newfoundland and Labrador, approx 1 hour from St.
Imagine...the sounds of saws and the ring of hammers echoing
across the cove as Canada's first English settlers put down
In August 1610, Bristol merchant John Guy arrived at Cupers Cove
(now Cupids) in Conception Bay, Newfoundland with a small group of
colonists. By 1613, the colonists had built at least sixteen
structures, including a fort, a sawmill, gristmill and a brew
Every summer, archaeologists working the dig site at Cupids Cove
Plantation reveal more and more about the lives of these colonists
- Canada's first English settlers. Come and see what they've found
Cupids Cove Plantation Provincial Historic Site is operated
by the Baccalieu Trail Heritage Corporation.
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