Heart’s Content Cable Station

Heart's Content, Newfoundland and Labrador
Type
Industrial
Address
NL-80, Heart's Content, NL A0B 1Z0
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Hours
July 11 to October 9, 2020; 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Phone
(709) 583-2160

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In July 1866, after nine years and several unsuccessful attempts, the first permanent telegraph cable connecting Europe and North America was hauled ashore at Heart’s Content. This little Newfoundland town leaped into the history books and remained a global communications hub for over a century. The cable station opened the world to the outport men and women who worked here and remains a time capsule of the communications technology that connected us all right up to the 1960s.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Events At This Place

Heart’s Content Cable Station Opening

Heart's Content Cable Station

11 July, 2020 | 0930 - 1700

Location

NL-80, Heart's Content, NL A0B 1Z0
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