The Placentia Area Communities Site
Past & Present
Plaisance - Le passé et le présent


Purpose of this Site/Sources of Info/Our Remarks....

Our Communities 

Ship Harbour
Fox Harbour
Point Verde
Freshwater
Ferndale
Jerseyside
Dunville
Southeast Plac
Little Barasway
Big Barachoix
Argentia

History, Geography, & Culture


   

 

 

 Geographical Locations:


 
 

 Mayor of the Town of Placentia - Mrs. Bride McLennon

Meet our MHA - Mr. Fabian Manning

Meet our MP - Mr. Loyla Hearn

 
 

Online activities on our Area

Local Links

This Page is part of a Historical and Cultural Web Site created by students of Laval High School, Placentia, NFLD (A0B 2Y0). This page was first created Nov/99. Most recent update - Jan/2004.

Teacher Coordinator - Mrs. M. Moore

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Index of Topics
Past/Present

Argentia - A Historic Look
Argentia - Prior to WW2
Argentia - Early Employment
Birth Customs

Cadets
Castle Hill (French)
Christian Brothers in Plac. 
Courting and Marriage
Crossing the Placentia Gut

Death and Wakes
Drama - Faces of
Town Fire Department
Games of Olden Days
Great Placentia Flood
Guiding in Dunville
Historic Quilt
History of Plac. Magistrates
History of Laval High School

Kinsmen & Kinettes
Lifestyles
Lion's Club - Lioness Club
Mining
Mr. Tom Traverse/Regatta
Mrs. Houlihan/Book Uprooted

Old Article - An Old Road
Old Article - Water Supply
Old Article - Pres. Convent
Old Article - Soldier Boys

Place Names
Placentia Lions Club
Plac. Area Historical Society

Poem-Argentia Prior to WW2
Poem-Bridge of Placentia Gut
Poem - How Dunville Grew

 
Religious Life
Removal of Cemetries
Roman Catholic Church
School Customs

Special Occasions
Stories/Legends
The Basques
The French in Placentia
The English Arrival
Time Line of Events

U. S. Naval Base-Events '40's
U.S. Naval Base - Drydock
U.S. Naval Base-Blimp Squad

Weather Lore
Weather Disasters
Women's Institute

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