Newfoundland and Labrador hosts an incredibly diverse and fascinating history ranging across ancient habitation, the earliest European explorers, colonial struggles, modern communications advances and much more. In association with Parks Canada, the Historic Sites Association is involved with eight National Historic Sites in this province.

Dominating St. John’s Skyline, Signal Hill has been a vital part of this province’s military and communications history.

Dominating St. John’s Skyline, Signal Hill has been a vital part of this province’s military and communications history.

A strategic military location in the 17th and 18th centuries, today it holds the  remains of French & English fortifications.

A strategic military location in the 17th and 18th centuries, today it holds the  remains of French & English fortifications.

Be transported back in time 1000 years to the days of the viking explorers and immerse yourself in the ancient history.

Be transported back in time 1000 years to the days of the viking explorers and immerse yourself in the ancient history.

Step back into the heyday of the Newfoundland cod fishery and the merchant family, the Ryan's.

Step back into the heyday of the Newfoundland cod fishery and the merchant family, the Ryan's.

The most easterly point in north America, Cape Spear is also home to the oldest remaining lighthouse on the island.

The most easterly point in north America, Cape Spear is also home to the oldest remaining lighthouse on the island.

The Brigus home of Captain Robert Bartlett and one of the few remaining examples of picturesque architectural style.

The Brigus home of Captain Robert Bartlett and one of the few remaining examples of picturesque architectural style.

Explore the remains of over 5500 years of habitation by groups including: Dorset Palaeoeskimo and Maritime Archaic, Groswater and Recent Indians.

Explore the remains of over 5500 years of habitation by groups including: Dorset Palaeoeskimo and Maritime Archaic, Groswater and Recent Indians.

Discover the historic finds from this 16th century Basque whaling station.

Discover the historic finds from this 16th century Basque whaling station.