The Baccalieu Trail Region encompasses some 70 communities along the coastline of the Avalon Peninsula. The Baccalieu Trail Heritage Corporation (BTHC) has been surveying and excavating the area since 1994. Their discoveries are presented on this website along with a timeline and some beautiful panoramic views of the area.
This section of the Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage website discusses the period from 1934 to 1949 when the province of Newfoundland and Labrador lost responsible government and was governed by Britain through a seven-person commission. Topics covered include the social changes implemented by the commission, and how World War II impacted the commission-run province.
Land of First Contact: The Story of North America's Northern Gateway is an online historical atlas covering the Strait of Belle Isle region, where Europeans and Native Americans first met. Information about each historic site in the area can be obtained by clicking on it either in the map or the alphabetical list provided. The site is meant to serve as both an educational and a tourism resource.