Sir Richard Whitbourne National Historic Site Plaque
Sir Richard Whitbourne held the first court of Admiralty in the new world at Trinity in 1615 and wrote what is said to be the first book about Newfoundland in 1620 titled A Discourse and Discovery. He said that Trinity had " the best and largest Harbour in all the Land."
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Visited this National Historic Sites and Monuments Board Plaque in Trinity near the Court House on Dock Road and Trinity's waterfront to learn more about Sir Richard Whitbourne's First Court of Admiralty that was held in Trinity in 1615.
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