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Dildo Island Dorset House

Dildo Island, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

Dildo Island, which represents more than 2,500 years of occupation by various cultures, was commemorated as a Place of Provincial Significance in 2010

 

Excavated by Sylvie LeBlanc in 1996 and 1999. The Dorset people lived on Dildo Island for about 600 years and that they first arrived on the island over 1900 years ago.She also found evidence of the earlier Groswater Eskimo people who occupied Newfoundland between about 800 BC and 150 BC. (Photo taken for the Baccalieu Trail Heritage Corporation.) For more information see www.baccalieudigs.ca/dildo_island_dorset.asp - the Baccalieu Digs Website

 

Information about the relationship between Dildo Island and the Cupids Cove Settlers:

www.cupidscovechatter.com

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Taken on March 6, 2010