Maritime Archaic Burial Mound National Historic Site of Canada

L'Anse-Amour

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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Location

  • L'Anse Amour Road , L'Anse-Amour
  • 51.4804, -56.8662

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Dates of Operation

  • Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2017