Dorset Soapstone Quarry National Historic Site

Fleur de Lys

The Paleo-Eskimo Soapstone Quarry, located in the Town of Fleur de Lys on the Baie Verte Peninsula, is unique in Canada. It is the only known soapstone outcrop in the Northern Hemisphere that preserves evidence of Paleo-Eskimo vessel quarrying. The Soapstone Quarry has been awarded an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada Plaque, proclaiming its national historic value.

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Locations & Dates

  • 24 Dorset Trail, Fleur de Lys
  • 50.1222, -56.1321

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