Truce Sound Lookout
1-km off the Trans Canada Highway on the Isthmus of the Avalon. Visitors can enjoy a rest stop, view the harbour while learning about our history. Indigenous people lived in the area for over 5,000 years. An early meeting between English colonists and Beothuk took place here in 1612. Around 1670, early settlers wintered here. French troops passed through here in 1697 with English prisoners. The first transatlantic cable was landed here in 1858, the Hibernia oil platform was built here in 1997.
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Sunnyside has a unique history that goes 5,000 years includes a 1612 meeting between English Colonists and Beothuks, a winter house built around 1670, french troops and english prisoners in 1697, the first transatlantic cable in 1858 and the completion of the Hibernia oil platform in 1997. Rest area with seating overlooking harbour, hiking trail to Historic Frenchman's Island nearby.
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