Maritime Archaic Burial Mound National Historic Site of Canada


A plaque Site of National Historic Significance. This site marks the burial site of a young Maritime Archaic Indian who died about 7,500 years ago. Various artifacts were discovered buried with the remains of the child including a walrus tusk, harpoon head, painted stones and a bone whistle. An exhibit about the site is displayed at the Labrador Straits Museum at L’Anse au Loup.

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L'Anse Amour Road , L'Anse-Amour
51.4804, -56.8662 (Download GPX)
Jan 1 - Dec 31
+1 (709) 927 5825
+1 (709) 729 0592
+1 (709) 729 7989


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