The Cape Shore Loop extends from Long Harbour to Placentia, down to Cape St. Mary's and Point Lance and then north past Branch to Colinet. The myriad buildings and other structures that dot the landscape around the Cape Shore Loop are deeply resonant of its colourful and richly textured history. It is a history that is safely moored in our memories and thoughts. No matter where we go, a part of the near and more distant past threads seamlessly throughout the here and now.


So, why not take a moment to explore the places that give life to the area around the Cape Shore Loop? Discover the archaeology that has brought life to its history. Travel around Placentia to places such as Branch and Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve. Find some of these places on the map to the right. Wander through and enjoy a taste of the history and culture around the Cape Shore Loop. There's a lot to savour and experience! Let it whet your appetite for your visit.


Simply choose from the menu box in the upper left of the map and a drop down menu will reveal information on the various sites on the map.

If you wish to learn more, there are several books that have been written on the various aspects of the history that surrounds the places to be found around the Cape Shore Loop.





















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