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St John's Newfoundland Nearby Towns and Attractions: Gambo



David Smallwood Park, in Gambo
From the highway lookout at the Route 320 exit from Route 1, the Trans-Canada Highway, see a glacial 'kame' deposit which flowed off the sides of Ice Age glaciers 10,000 years ago from the very photographic vantage point, overlooking the entire river valley.

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Barbour Living Heritage Village
P.O. Box 119
Newtown, Newfoundland, A0G 3L0
709-536-3220 fax: 709-536-3150

Newtown, the Venice of Newfoundland. Experience the past. Tour guides in period costumes take you through the historic Barbour homes and waterfront premises. Live theatrical performances.
From Jun 01 - Oct 31


Bonavista North Regional Museum
P.O. Box 257
Wesleyville, Newfoundland, A0G 4R0
709-536-2110

Fishing Stage display focuses attention on the fishery & the people who work in it. Tools, domestic life, prominent citizens, mainly of the early 20th century period. Of note is 60-year old horse-drawn hearse.
From Jul 01 - Sep 02


Greenspond Courthouse
P.O. Box 119
Newtown, Newfoundland, A0G 3L0
709-536-3220 fax: 709-536-3150

The Greenspond Courthouse (winner of the 1998 Southcott Award) has been restored to its 1899 state. Friendly tour guides await you to show you around the main floor, courtroom, jails and upstairs quarters.
From Jun 01 - Sep 30


Seal Hunt Interpretation Centre
P.O. Box 119
Newtown, Newfoundland, A0G 3L0
709-536-3220 fax: 709-536-3150
Come aboard and experience "Life at the Front." Step off the wharf and onto a schooner and relive the lives of the crew that manned them. Complete with interpretative displays. A true eye opener!
From Jun 01 - Oct 31


Smallwood Interpretation & Kittiwake Coast Information Centre
P.O. Box 250
Gambo, Newfoundland, A0G 1T0
709-674-4342 fax: 709-674-4228

Dedicated to Joseph ("Joey") R. Smallwood, his life & his works. Artifacts, portraits, and memorabilia depict the Smallwood Era as well as the history of Gambo and its connection with the railway and the logging industry. Gift shop & cafe on site.
From Jan 01 - Dec 31


Soirees & Times - A Barbour's Tickle Scoff & Cuffer
Newtown, Newfoundland
709-536-2441 fax: 709-536-3150
Step back in time. Tap your feet to a jig. Meet characters from the past. A good old Newfoundland "time" that you'll never forget. Enjoy an evening of songs, yarns and music topped off with a delicious traditional Newfoundland scoff.
From Jul 06 - Aug 31

Festivals

Smallwood Days
P.O. Box 250
Gambo, Newfoundland, A0G 1T0
709-674-4222 fax: 709-674-4228
Theme centres around "Joey" and features special guest appearances by none other than. Games of chance, seniors garden party, musicfest and great outdoor live entertainment. Booths and concessions. Held in conjunction with the civic holiday, the first weekend of August, with a grand finale of fireworks.
From Jul 29 - Aug 05

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