Labrador Region

Maritime Archaic Burial Mound National Historic Site of Canada

L'Anse-Amour

Jan 1 - Dec 31

This plaque site of National Historic Significance overlooking the waters of the Strait of Belle Isle marks the burial site of a young Maritime Archaic child who died about 7,500 years ago. Various artifacts were also discovered at the site 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.

Locations & Dates

  • L'Anse Amour Road, L'Anse-Amour
  • 51.4804, -56.8662
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31