Avalon Region



Photos: Placentia

Situated on a roughly triangular beach at the eastern end of Placentia Roads, the town of Placentia occupies an important place in Newfoundland's early colonization and military history. The town is customarily referred to as the old French capital of Newfoundland, having been settled by the French in the mid 1600's.

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Avalon Region South East River in Placentia

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