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Trinity Historic Sites

Trinity Visitor Centre : Mercantile Premises : Hiscock House

Trinity, off Highway 230 on the Bonavista Peninsula, approximately 3 hours from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. 

What can I do here?

  • Pick up a map and get your bearings at the Trinity Visitor Centre. Purchase tickets to the Trinity Experience - 7 historic sites all around town.
  • At the 1800s counting house in the Mercantile Premises, imagine being  a bookeeper counting up a merchant's fortune. Talk to interpreters about life in a bustling seaport in the age of sail and salt fish.
  • At Hiscock House, step back to 1910, and see life through the eyes of Emma Hiscock. Widowed with six children, she managed to maintain a genteel life through hard work and entrepreneurship.
  • At Lester-Garland House, see how Trinity's most famous merchant family transported English upper class life to 1800s Newfoundland.
  • At the Cooperage, see the trade of barrel-making brought back to life.
  • At the Trinity Museum, get a sense of the trades that once made Trinity the place to go for everything from shipbuilding to shoemaking.
  • At the Green Family Forge, talk to the working blacksmith and see what he's making today.

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