Dorset Soapstone Quarry National Historic Site

Fleur de Lys

The Pre-Inuit 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 Pre-Inuit 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
  • Jul 1 - Aug 31

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Amenities

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Internet/WIFI