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  • HSA Announces 2014 Board of Directors

    Two new Board Members appointed and a new Executive announced ST. JOHN’S, NL (April 30, 2014) The Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (HSA) yesterday announced the appointment of its Board of Directors for 2014. Appointed to the Executive were Victoria Belbin as Chair, Edna Hall as Vice-Chair, and Dave Loveys as Treasurer. The [...]

  • Heritage Fairs are Keeping Our Stories Alive in our Schools

      For Immediate Release Heritage Fairs are keeping our stories alive Students explore this province’s history through projects and activities held in schools throughout the province ST. JOHN’S, NL (April 28, 2014) — The Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (HSA), in partnership with the Department of Education and various organizations, is pleased to [...]

  • 2014 Manning Award Winners

    Winners of 2014 Manning Awards Announced! Along with the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Paul O’Neill Scholarship. The 21st Manning Awards for Excellence in the Public Presentation of Historic Places were presented today at a ceremony held at the Sheraton Newfoundland. The Historic Sites Association (HSA) of Newfoundland and Labrador presents the awards to recognize [...]

  • Water Street Gallery – Call for Entry

      The Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (HSA) will be holding a visual art exhibition this summer from Thursday June 19th, 2014 to August 29, 2014 at the newly named “Water Street Gallery” on the 2nd Floor of the Heritage Shop at 309 Water Street. The theme of the show “Your St. John’s”, [...]

  • 2014 Design and Story Contest Winners!

      Overall Winner Growing Up in Them Days by Ryan Perrier Aged: 13, Grade 8 Our Lady of Mercy – St. George’s My picture depicts four different scenes of “Growing Up in Them Days”. The top left corner show a boy copying pans (jumping clampers) which was a popular, yet dangerous pastime. The top right [...]

  • This year’s winner of The Award for Interpretation of Provincial History is Spindrift

    Through their creativity and business savvy they have created compass hats for Cape Spear, ‘You are Here’ socks for various Historic Site locations and Viking Rune hats that can be translated to Newfoundland sayings for the Heritage Shop in L’Anse aux Meadows.  Their creativity extends beyond the traditional  mitts and scarves to knitting seals and [...]

  • 2013 Dr. Paul O’Neill Scholarship has been awarded.

      The HSA is proud to announce the recipient of the 2013 Dr. Paul O’Neill Scholarship.  This year’s winner is Kayla Carroll. The Dr. Paul O’Neill Scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate student enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts program at Memorial University who shows excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. Kayla has achieved [...]

  • 2013 Design and Story Contest

    The warm-up event for the 2013 Heritage Fairs—The Annual Design and Story Contest has ended with 32 regional winners and three overall winners. They were awarded with the certificates from the HSA and a prize ranging from $100 to $500 from the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. The HSA received 409 entries from seven regions this year. [...]

  • Winners of 2012 Heritage and History Book Awards Announced

    (November 27, St. John’s, NL) – Janet McNaughton and Trudy Morgan-Cole each took home a $250 cash prize on Sunday, November 25th at the 2012 Heritage and History Book Awards. McNaughton won the Children’s/Young Adult Literature Award for The Dragon Seer’s Gift (Harper Collins); Morgan-Cole won the Fiction Award for That Forgetful Shore (Breakwater Books). [...]