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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  • Garland Road, Trinity
  • 48.3712, -53.3587
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31



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