Truce Sound Peace Garden

Sunnyside, Trinity Bay

A 1.5 km hike takes you to Frenchman's Island, a place that has figured prominently in the history of the area. The first recorded meeting between English and Beothuk took place near the island in 1612. A Peace Garden Memorial was built in the island in 2012 to commemorate this important meeting. The island was also used extensively by the French around 1700, when English prisoners were held in the area.

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Memorial dedicated to ancient peoples, commemmorates meeting between European and Beothuk, coastal trail to site with bridges and boardwalk.

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Frenchman's Island, 1.5 km from end of Parsons Road , Sunnyside, Trinity Bay
47.8595, -53.924 (Download GPX)
Jun 1 - Oct 31
+1 (709) 472 4506
+1 (709) 472 4182


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