Fort (Admiral's) Point

Trinity
 

Fort Point was established in 1748 by the British in order to protect the mercantile assets that had been established in Trinity. The Fort was destroyed in 1762 by the French during a take over of the Town however was rebuilt in 1812. The site in 1871 became a Light House Station and was operated as such with a year round Light House Keeper until the 1990s. Fort Point today is still operational as a Light House Station and interpretation is provided on the history of the Fort over the years.

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Coastal trails, beaches nearby, military and fishing history

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An admission fee is charged for this site.

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Fort Point , Trinity
48.3642, -53.347 (Download GPX)
May 30 - Sep 30
+1 (709) 464 3599
+1 (709) 464 3599

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Starting at $95 Per Person
Traditional Rug Hooking at Fort Point - Historic Trinity
Rug hooking is a traditional textile craft, primarily practiced by women. The patterns were only limited to the imagination, then created with loops of color using retired clothing. The designs may have been different depending on which region of the province it was created in and traditional designs ranged from simple geometric patterns to ornate works that would only be displayed in the home's parlour or removed from storage when important guests arrived. Come - explore your creativity!

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Trinity Historical Society - Fort Point Lighthouse

Starting at $130 Per Person
The Merchant Tour - A Craft & Tourism Experience
This exclusive tour experience includes key historic sites that tell the story of the East Coast Fishery. And because craft enhances our story, the tour includes visits to studios where you will meet local craft producers & artisans. Find out what inspires them to create while you shop for quality, hand-crafted products or that special one-of-a-kind creation. From the Merchant's Plantation in Trinity to Bonavista, your guide is well versed in culture and craft. *Wednesdays & Sundays Only.

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Trinity Historical Society

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