Carbonear Island


Carbonear was captured by the French in 1696, 1697 and again in 1705. This island was one of the few places the French could not capture. A safe haven for Carbonear residents. Newly developed exhibit at Carbonear Train Station & Museum.

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As early as 1641, in the days of piracy, the settlers use the natural defences of Carbonear island when pirates like Peter Easton Attacked them.

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$20 - $50

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256 Water Street , Carbonear
47.7426, -53.2365 (Download GPX)
Jun 1 - Sep 30
+1 (709) 596 3831
+1 (709) 596 5021


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