Date: November 26, 1978 Time: n/a
This is probably the most well known sighting in Newfoundland. I have copies of official documentation of this event.
On November 26, 1978. A Mr.Chester Lethbridge and his wife, reported to the RCMP a strange object in the sky for the second time over the duration of approximately one week over Random Island, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland.… Read the rest
The History of the First Communications Construction Squadron was in Newfoundland from 1952 to 1954
In the spring of 1953 1st Communications Construction Squadron set up two camps to do replacement of poles and anchors, etc on our cable lead that ran across the island along the railroad.… Read the rest
During the Second World War I Newfoundland began to experience a shortage or coastal ships and in 1942 the Commission of Government decided to build 10 new vessels using local materials. Clarenville was chosen because of its proximity to the railway and because many men in the area had wooden boatbuilding experience.… Read the rest
A Mr. Wiseman spent one summer in Trinity Bay experimenting with clay found near George’s Brook. His activity piques the natives’ curiosity and led John Tilley of Hants Harbour to ask the government on 28 April 1833 that he be given the exclusive rights to make bricks in Trinity Bay.… Read the rest
1 lb. boneless salt cod
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups milk
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
2 hard boiled eggs, (sliced)
Method: Soak cod in cold water overnight. Drain, cover with fresh water and bring to a boil.… Read the rest
Please note that we only post Traditional Newfoundland Recipes.
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7 medium bananas. (use ripe bananas)
1 cup shortening.
2 cups sugar.
1 teaspoon salt.
2 teaspoons baking soda.
2 teaspoons baking powder.
3 ½ cups flour.
Beat bananas to a liquid with the baking soda in a separate
bowl.… Read the rest
½ cup of brown sugar.
½ cup molasses.
2 cups of flour.
¼ teaspoon salt.
½ cup boiling water.
½ teaspoon nutmeg.
½ teaspoon cinnamon.
1 teaspoon baking soda.
½ cup melted shortening.
1 egg well beaten. Use two if they are small.… Read the rest
Learn About Your Family’s Past with Affordable Ancestry Canada DNA Kits
Most people want to know their family’s origins, but information from parents or grandparents can be inaccurate. And often most parents simply don’t have much information about where their family came from.… Read the rest
How to Learn About Your Newfoundland Family’s Past Through Ancestry.ca
It can be exciting to learn about your ancestors, but often our parents
and grandparents have limited knowledge. We must place the pieces
together to solve the puzzle of where we came from.… Read the rest