Colony of Avalon - Historic Places Day

Colony of Avalon

Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador
Type
Archaeological Sites
Address
1 The Pool, Ferryland, NL, Canada
Get directions
Hours
June 10 - September 13, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Phone
709-432-3200

Real History in Real Time

With every scrape of an archaeologist’s trowel, stirring of a pot, or planting of a seed, we’re coming a little bit closer to understanding the history of the Colony and the lives of the people who lived here.

Established in 1621 by Sir George Calvert (the First Lord Baltimore), the Colony of Avalon is widely recognized as the best preserved early English colonial site in North America. Today, on-going work at the Colony is changing the way we understand that past.

Join our on-going quest to uncover the Colony with our Archaeology for a Day and Dig for an Hour programs. Or get hands on with history with our Great Colonial Cook Off.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

1 The Pool, Ferryland, NL, Canada
Get directions

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