LOCAL HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS

 In addition to the Mary March Museum (The Rooms) and our own Heritage Centre, GF-W has a few other sources of local historical objects and information.

 

  1. Harmsworth Public Library.

Open 9-5 Monday and Friday, 9-8 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Closed Saturday and Sunday.

http://www.nlpl.ca/component/jumi/library.html?site_id=cgf

The collection of local publications includes

– School yearbooks (in co-operation with the Family Tree Group), assorted titles and dates.

The Advertiser. Microfiche, from 1938 – 1990. Paper copies 1990 – present.

Abitibi News Log and Grand Falls News, assorted dates.

 

 

  1. Gordon Pinsent Centre for the Arts, the Gwendolyn Cooper Gallery.

Open Monday to Friday as well as performance days, Box Office open at noon.

http://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/PlanYourTrip/Detail/22524318

The gallery houses two significant permanent collections.

-Centrall Newfoundland Visual Arts Society (CNVAS) permanent collection

-Albert Hillier collection. 20 large, original full-colour drawings on paper of historic landmarks in GF-W, most now disappeared. 8 x 10 prints of these drawings available for purchase ($10) from the Box Office at the Pinsent Centre.

 

 

  1. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 12.

Queen Street. 709-489-6560

Open year round during regular club hours, 2 pm to closing.

Registered museum. Guides available by appointment.

Seasonal home of Queen Street Dinner Theatre.

http://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/PlanYourTrip/Detail/210035

-WW 1 and WW 2 and militia memorabilia, photos, artifacts

 

 

  1. Joe Byrne Memorial Stadium and Hospitality room.

Jones Street, 709-489-0450

Open year round during regular business hours and during public events.

Contact the Recreation Department for access outside event times.

http://grandfallswindsor.com/living/recreation-facilities/48-grand-falls-stadium-joe-byrne-memorial-stadium.html

-Trophies, photos, and memorabilia of the hockey history of the stadium and of the community

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