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Mockbeggar Plantation

Mockbeggar Plantation Review

The home of F. Gordon Bradley, a proponent of Confederation, has been restored to its 1939 appearance, the better to chronicle the days leading up to Newfoundland's becoming, a decade later, a province of Canada. The site's history goes much farther back, at least to the 1700s, when it was a fishery plantation. Interpreters describing this and subsequent eras lead tours of an early-18th-century fish store, a carpentry shop, and a cod-liver-oil factory.

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  • Address: Mockbeggar Rd., off Rte. 230, Bonavista, NL A0C 1B0
  • Phone: 709/468–7300
  • Cost: C$6, includes entry to Cape Bonavista Lighthouse
  • Hours: Mid-May–early Oct., daily 10–5:30
  • Website:
  • Location: Bonavista
Updated: 11-15-2013

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