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17th Century Newfoundland: The English Shore


March 23 – 24, 2001 at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute,
Ridge Road, St. John’s

Everyone welcome – no fees – free parking

Friday, March 23, 2001 7:30-9:00 pm

Christopher English
“English Settlement: Legal from the Beginning”

Patrick O’Flaherty
“Was Settlement legal? – 17th Century Laws in Perspective”

Followed by a wine and cheese reception

Saturday, March 24, 2001

9:30-10:00 am
Colonists and Planters: Problems in 17th Century Residence in Newfoundland
Dr. Jeff Webb10:00-10:45 am
Settlers on the English Shore

Dr. Gordon Handcock

10:45-11:00 am           Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 am
Finding Cupers Cove: Archaeological Excavation at Cupids
Bill Gilbert

11:45 am -12:30 pm
Plants – Native and Cultivated – Since European Settlement
Dr. Peter Scott

12:30-2:00 pm           Lunch2:00-2:45 pm
Women would bee necessary heere’ – Understanding the Role of Women in the History of Residence and Transience in Newfoundland
Dr. Peter Pope

2:45-3:30 pm
The D’Iberville Raids: The Episode and its Significance
Dr. Alan Macpherson

3:45-4:30 pm
Archaeology of the Southern Avalon
Dr. James Tuck

7:30 pm
Poached salmon dinner $25 per person
at The Battery Hotel
Guest Speaker: Shane O’Dea

Dinner tickets to be purchased by Tuesday March 20 from Rosemary Healy
or call 754-0342 or 737-7475

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