The Customs House

Along Water Street, in Harbour Grace, there is an old brick building in an area that has an interesting history. While it’s currently a museum, it has, in the past, been a home and a customs house and is located in what is now called the Harbour Grace Registered Heritage District. History has it that…

A “Disappointed House” No Longer

For many years, I thought of this as “the disappointed house,” stealing the phrase from L.M. Montgomery. It sits at the base of a hill on Exploits Islands, just below what was a schoolhouse and above where the bridge used to be. I remember it from my childhood as “Percy Jeffrey’s House,” but it has…