Content, New Perlican
to Trinity Bay
Cable Station Museum
Mizzen Heritage Society Museum
The Light House
SUF Lodge #1
Spruce Hills Experimental Farm
Coastal Walking Trail
New Road Walking Trail
Heart's Content Celebrations - 2nd Week July
first transatlantic cable was landed in Heart's
Content on July 27, 1866. The fascinating museum, commemorating
the role of the town in transatlantic communication, brings many
visitors to the town.
Cable Station Provincial Historic Site houses a visitor interpretation
center. Equipment displays illustrate the important role Heart's
Content played in Transatlantic Communication for over 100 years.
The centre boasts an intriguing cable operating room in pristine
condition, and houses a series of informational panels on the history
Content Cable Station
replica of the original Victorian cable office and details of the
problems encountered during the laying of the first telegraph lines
are two of the most interesting displays.
the street from the Cable Museum is an area with park benches and
a History Board displaying the history of Hearts Content. The board
was donated to the town by the Johnson Family Foundation during
the Come Home Year Celebrations held in 1997.
Content Museum Park
SUF Lodge #1, a registered Heritage Structure, was built by the
original Society of United Fishermen. The Society was founded in
1862 by Rev. George Gardener, a Church of England clergyman. It
provided sickness and death benefits for fishermen and their families.
Other locals adopted the basic design of the building. The triangular
shape window is the symbol of the society and can be seen on many
SUF Halls. throughout Newfoundland.
Lodge #1 - Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland & Labrador
Light House is a popular destination for visitors. Many people walk
to the light house each year to view and photograph the beautiful
Content Light House - Photo: DFO
Hills Experimental Farm is experimentally growing non traditional
crops in order to expand local farming with a wider range of produce.
Hills Experimental Farm
Photo: Lower Trinity South Development Organizations
Trails have been developed which lead to New Perlican by coastal
and inland routes.
Content Walking Trail
New Perlican Days - 2nd Week August
Many walking trails, including:
Coastal, New Road, Backside, Long Hills, and Tote
town of New Perlican, which is working hard to develop its tourism
industry, is more than four hundred years old. Scattered throughout
the community are saltbox houses, many of which are over 100 years
of New Perlican
Shoreline Trail leads to " Bloody Point," thought to be
the site of a famous battle between the English settlers and French
forces of D'Iberville in the 1690s. The rocks are supposed
to have been stained red with the blood of those who died.