Avalon Region

Truce Sound Peace Garden

Sunnyside, Trinity Bay

Jan 1 - Dec 31

A short hike (1.5-km each way) takes you to Frenchmen's Island. An historic meeting between English and Beothuk took place on or near the island in 1612. The Peace Garden was built to commemorate this occasion in 2012. The island was also used by French troops to hold English prisoners during the Winter War of 1696 - 1697.

Locations & Dates

  • Frenchman's Island, 1.5 km from end of Parsons Road, Sunnyside, Trinity Bay
  • 47.8595, -53.924
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31